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British teenager dies after US police officer shot dead

A British teenager has died after she and her American boyfriend allegedly shot dead a US police officer. Police said they believe Alex Hollinghurst, 17, and Brandon Goode, 18, killed themselves after the officer was murdered in Orlando, Florida.

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British teen found dead in Florida 'had lots of friends'

The former headteacher of a British teenager found dead in Florida has paid tribute to a "sociable" and "able pupil".

Alex Hollinghurst was born in Oldham and lived there until she was six. Her family moved to Hadfield in Derbyshire where she attended St. Andrew's C.E. Junior School until the age of 11.

It is thought her family left Hadfield for the US in 2010.

She was with us until the age of 11. She was an able pupil, sociable, with a lot of friends. Our thoughts are with her and her family.

– Andrew Cartledge, head teacher, St Andrew's C.E Junior School

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