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Tributes pour in after girl 7 found dead in York

The family has released an array of pictures to show the public the fun loving side of their daughter

The family has released an array of pictures to show the public the fun loving side of their daughter

The tragic death of Katie Rough aged 7 years old from York has shocked the city. Katie was found seriously injured on a path leading to a playing field in Woodthorpe at 4:30pm on Monday afternoon.

North Yorkshire police has stated she was taken to hospital but later died due to her injuries.

Police have arrested a 15 year old girl whom they continue to question. Media outlets are awaiting further information.

Investigations continue in the Woodthorpe area of York

Investigations continue in the Woodthorpe area of York

Neighbours have stated that they heard Katies mother screaming, ''No no she's my little girl''. 

Flowers now lay where the little girl lay dying.

Her grandparents attended earlier to pay their respects. Further investgations continue. 

The desperate situation has left residents in disbelief.

The desperate situation has left residents in disbelief.

Woodthorpe is a busy but quiet community and well wished have flooded in to the family. 

Heartwrenching notes have been left at the scene

Heartwrenching notes have been left at the scene

Rip Katie from Yorkshire Everyday

(Pictures courtsey of  BBC & Daily Mirror)

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