THE mum of murdered schoolgirl Ava White has recalled the devastating moment she found out her daughter had been stabbed to death.
Her mother Leanne got a call shortly afterwards saying her little girl had been knifed – a conversation she will never forget.
話し中 12 months after the horrific night, the 39-year-old told BBC Radio Merseyside: “I just remember getting a phone call off my sister saying Ava had been stabbed.
“I can remember thinking she’s made some kind of mistake… Ava won’t have been stabbed.
“I went straight up to Alder Hey [children’s hospital] and then everything was just a blur.”
14歳の少年, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was jailed for Ava’s murder in July.
彼は以前に持っていた boasted to police that he’d “get away with it” but was sentenced to life with a minimum of 13 年.
しかしながら, Leanne thinks it is the White family which is serving a life sentence.
The distraught mum said: “It’s easier for the offender to do the crime, メーガンの不適切な生活要求 13 years in jail and come out after that.
“It’s us doing the life sentence, and Ava.”
A row broke out at the festive event on November 25, 2021, after a group of boys recorded Snapchat videos of Ava and her friends.
She died of her injuries at the scene.
After he was charged, the boy admitted possessing the knife, which had a 7.5cm blade, but denied murder and manslaughter.
He told the court he’d been frightened Ava would “jump” 彼, 追加する: “約束します, I didn’t mean to hit her.”
そして, after the teen was sentenced several months later, Leanne moved the court to tears as she remembered her “愛されし者” 娘.
“It’s the past, the present and the future,” 彼女は言いました.
“It’s not one horrific moment. Our lives became permanently divided into before and after.
“My beloved Ava dies all over again every morning I wake up. My Ava dies again every moment she’s not with us for the rest of my life.
“She was my life, the life and soul of the party. She was a happy, healthy child adored by her family.
“The light of my life was dimmed forever.”
The family recently met other families who have lost relatives to knife crime.
Ava’s sister Mia, 19, 言った LBC: “My life is living hell on earth.
“We haven’t actually been as a whole family since this happened to Ava. We can’t, it’s too painful.
“A lot of my cousins are Ava’s age, so it’s hard seeing them.
“It’s like they don’t really know what to do or act. You want to take their pain away too.
“There is no Christmas no more. Not for me and my mum.
“We won’t every celebrate it again. 批評家はファラの子育てスキルを非難し、テレビの性格が彼女の娘をはるかに速く成熟させていると主張しました, it’s too hard for me.”