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Hundreds attend memorial to stabbed teacher

Hundreds of people have attended a memorial service for the spanish teacher Ann Maguire, who was stabbed to death at her school.

Mrs Maguire, 61, died from multiple stab wounds following the attack at Corpus Christi Catholic College in Leeds in April.

Her family described the mother-of-two as a "beautiful, dedicated and hard-working individual".

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Hundreds expected at stabbed teacher memorial

Hundreds of people are expected to attend a memorial service for the spanish teacher Ann Maguire, who was stabbed to death in front of her class.

Hundreds of devastated pupils left flowers, cards and notes outside the school. Credit: PA

Mrs Maguire, 61, died from multiple stab wounds following the attack at Corpus Christi Catholic College in Leeds in April.

Her family described the mother-of-two as a "beautiful, dedicated and hard-working individual".

Ann's husband, Don, said he hoped people would use the memorial at Leeds Town Hall to remember who his wife really was.

Mrs Maguire's murder sent shockwaves throughout the UK.

She was the first teacher in Britain to be killed at the school where she worked since the 1996 Dunblane massacre.

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