West Park murder: Tributes paid to Viktorija Sokolova as fund for family tops £4,300

By Ian Harvey | Wolverhampton | Crime | Published:

Tributes have been paid online to a 14-year-old girl who was murdered in Wolverhampton as a crowdfunding campaign set up for her family topped £4,300.

Viktorija Sokolova

Viktorija Sokolova was reported missing on Wednesday, but found dead just after 7am on Thursday in West Park. A post mortem examination concluded she died from blunt force trauma to her head.

Two teenage boys, aged 16 and 17, remain in police custody after being arrested on suspicion of her murder.

Bethany Zielinskj, who set up the crowdfunding appeal wrote: "We are trying to help Tori’s parents out as much as we can so Tori can have the best send off ever. She will be missed by everyone. You will never been forgotten, love u millions,"

Rachel Bradbury posted: "Tori was a lovely young lady and would be very honoured of everyone that has donated. I hope she knew how many people cared about her. Sleep tight little angel x."

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Julie Therockchick Shaooni said: "This unexpected tragedy could have happened to any of our families. If we can help to avoid any financial worry for Tori’s Mum and Dad then this is what we have to do as a community. "

Lisa Bradley wrote: "My heart breaks for this innocent child and her family my prays and thoughts are with u all."


Mark Crisp posted: "We will be praying for Viktorija at Mass this Sunday at Ss Peter and Paul where she was confirmed only a few years ago. God bless you Viktorija, may you rest in peace. Amen."

Natalie Law said: "RIP beautiful, no parents should have to bury their child, my thoughts are with you all. Fly high beautiful."

To donate to the crowdfunder visit its Facebook page.

Ian Harvey

By Ian Harvey

Shropshire Star Internet Editor based at the head office in Ketley, Telford

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