US News Mother of Katie Rough pays tribute to ‘beautiful’ and ‘amazing’ daughter

13:00  09 may  2017
13:00  09 may  2017 Source:   Press Association

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The mother of Katie Rough , 7, has paid tribute to her daughter in a heartbreaking Facebook post. Her mum Alison, 38, posted her first Facebook status since the tragic event today. ‘My beautiful beautiful sassy, kind, amazing girl.

Mrs Rough previously paid tribute to her ' beautiful . sassy, kind and amazing ' daughter on Facebook and revealed a picture of tattoos in her memory. One, which appears to be on her wrist says ' Katie ', while another Dr Seuss-inspired one could be on her husband Paul's arm.

Katie Rough (North Yorkshire Police) © Provided by The Press Association Katie Rough (North Yorkshire Police)

The mother of a seven-year-old girl who was killed in York has paid tribute to her “beautiful” and “amazing” daughter.

Katie Rough died in January after she was found with severe lacerations to her neck and chest on a playing field.

Her parents have now arranged a charity event which will take place in June to remember Katie and thank everyone who has helped the family.

Funeral of Katie Rough © Provided by The Press Association Funeral of Katie Rough

Her mother, Alison Rough, told the Yorkshire Post: “She was happy to be outside and kicking in the mud. She was not a traditional girly-girl at all. She was a strong-willed girl.

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The mother of a seven-year-old stabbed to death in a playing field has written a Facebook tribute to her ' beautiful . sassy, kind and amazing ' daughter . Katie Rough was found with 'lacerations to her neck and chest' in an alleyway a mile from her home in an affluent area of York on Monday

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“She was beautiful. She was amazing.”

Mrs Rough, 39, said she wanted her daughter to be remembered for who she was rather than how she died.

She described how Katie loved going to the seaside town of Filey where she collected pebbles called her “special things”.

Paul and Alison Rough (centre) © Provided by The Press Association Paul and Alison Rough (centre) Mrs Rough said her family has received support from around the world with people writing from as far away as New Zealand, with some messages getting to them just addressed to “Katie Rough’s parents, York”.

The planned event will take place at Acorn Rugby Club in York on June 9, from 5pm. The family said a memorial bench is also due to be unveiled at York Museum Gardens later in the summer.

A 15-year-old girl has appeared in court accused of murdering Katie. She is due to go on trial in Leeds on July 3.

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