Family’s tribute to Lincoln schoolgirl murdered in Newark

The family of 16-year-old Lincoln schoolgirl who died in Newark at the weekend have issued a touching tribute to her.

Hannah Pearson, from Marston, died following an incident at a house on Pierson Street on Sunday, July 24.

James Marton, 23, has appeared in court charged with Hannah’s murder.

He has been remanded in custody and is due to stand trial in January 2017.

Hannah was described by her family as "a bright and bubbly girl with a lively spirit".

Hannah was described by her family as “a bright and bubbly girl with a lively spirit”.

Hannah’s family said in a statement: “Hannah was a beautiful daughter, granddaughter, sister, aunty, niece and friend.

“She was a bright and bubbly girl with a lively spirit who embraced life. She will be missed by everyone whose life she touched.”