Parents Tribute to Liverpool Student

The parents of an 18 year old girl found dead at her hall of residence after going on a halloween night out say they're devestated.

Alisha Bartolini from Appleby Bridge in Wigan was found dead at Hope Place campus in Taggart Avenue in Childwall at 5.30pm on Saturday November 1st.

She had been out in the city centre the night before and had been in the Meication Nightclub.

Tests have been carried out on her body but a cause of death can't be determined by the pathologist until the results of further tests are known.

Her death's being treated as unexplained at the moment.

Her parents Michaela and Sean have released a statement: "We are absolutely devastated by the death of our daughter Alisha and are struggling to come to terms with what has happened.
"Alisha was an intelligent, bubbly, popular girl who was much-loved by everyone in her family and all her friends.
"She had enjoyed her time at Abraham Guest High School and Saint John Rigby College and had just started at Liverpool Hope University where she was studying Marketing and Media which she hoped would lead to a career in that field.
"No-one can ever expect or prepare for losing a child at such a young age. It is every parent's worst nightmare and we are utterly devastated. We are proud to have spent the time with her.
"We are however comforted by all the love and messages of support we have received from family, friends and neighbours - they are truly appreciated and show just what a beloved and treasured person Alisha was to so many people."

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