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Friends of murdered Calne teenager Ellie Gould call for self-defence to be taught in all schools

There are calls for self-defence to be treated like swimming and first aid and be taught as a life skill. Credit: ITV News West Country

Friends of murdered teenager Ellie Gould are now leading a campaign to get self-defence taught in all schools.

They say her life might have been saved if she'd known basic self-defence skills.

Ellie, 17, was strangled by her ex-boyfriend Thomas Griffiths in Calne in Wiltshire.

Scratches on Mr Griffiths' neck showed Ellie had tried to defend herself. Credit: Wiltshire Police
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