A 'BEAUTIFUL' vigil was held in Stroud last night to remember Brianna Ghey. 

Brianna, a transgender girl from Birchwood in Warrington, was found with fatal wounds on a path in nearby Culcheth Linear Park on Saturday, February 11.

LGBTQ+ communities across the country have been remembering the 16-year-old. 

A candlelit vigil was organised by Stroud Pride on Sunday evening, where those who attended walked down the High Street before placing candles in St Laurence's Church. 

Stroud News and Journal:

"It was very beautiful and well attended," said one of the organisers. 

"I'm proud of Stroud.

Stroud News and Journal:

"The death of Brianna Ghey has been keenly felt by the LGBTQ+ community around the UK. 

"It has horribly illustrated the fear that transgender people are currently living under in the UK.

Stroud News and Journal:

"Vigils have been organised across the country to allow LGBTQ+ people and their allies to come together, grieve and reflect.

"We want something like this to never happen again, so as a country this moment of reflection is important."