‘You had such a pure heart’: Hundreds of tributes paid to ‘amazing’ Josh

Just a handful of the tributes to Josh, who died aged 15
29 Sep 2020 @ 7.41 am
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Hundreds of tributes have been paid to the ‘amazing, beautiful’ boy who died in York on Sunday.

Friends of Josh Reeson have flocked to social media to pay their respects to the 15-year-old from New Earswick.

The Joseph Rowntree School student died in hospital after being found at 4am on Sunday in an alley off Hospital Fields Road.

More than 1,000 messages have been left on Josh’s Instagram page from friends and well-wishers. Here are a selection.

RIP my angel. Been taken too soon, such a young lad who had a bright future, you are an amazing lad and u will be missed gorgeous, always going to be in our hearts. Never going to forget you

Rest easy up there beautiful, we all love you

RIP gorgeous gonna miss you so much I still can’t believe your gone we will all do you proud

You had such a pure heart and were the least deserving person for this to happen to. Everyone will miss you so much

Rest easy brother. Always in our hearts

RIP bro fly high, never forgotten and will be missed

Still doesn’t feel real. Forever loving you

Can you help police?

Police say Josh was taking illegal drugs with a group of others.

They arrested six people. Yesterday they released two 14-year-old boys under investigation pending further enquiries.

A 15-year-old girl, a 16-year_old boy, a 33-year-old woman and a 37-year-old man were still in custody.

If you have any information about the incident, or if you saw a group of teenagers in the Fulford area of York in the early hours of Sunday 28 September, please get in touch with police.

Dial 101, press 1 and pass information onto the Force Control Room, quoting reference number 12200169915.