Sandra Fisher, the grandmother of 8-year-old Imani Green who was fatally shot in Jamaica, told ITV News she found the British girl in a "pool of blood."
Ms Fisher added that Imani, who travelled to Jamaica on Boxing Day, was a "very friendly" girl who "made you laugh" and spoke both Jamaican Patois and English.
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