Essex standard online
'Although robust procedures for emergency situations are in place at St Paul's and the response bore that out, it does not lessen the shock we feel as a close community, especially for those of us who witnessed and responded to this incident.
On behalf of all the children and staff I would like to welcome you to Great Totham Primary School.
We love her and will always love her.'For Lidia, the world has been a bad place to live in.' Her mother Isabella said that while her daughter excelled at academic studies, she found it hard to make friends. Paul's at least once a week, we would go together every Sunday.
'When she was alone she would go there by herself and when she wasn't happy, it was her favourite place in the city.
The devastated parent was only given the notes when police arrived at the family home in Romford later that day.
She said: 'The police came to the door and she showed me their badges and they told me it is about your daughter. I was not at all aware that something like this would happen.
'When she left at 9am she told me 'bye mum' and I said 'god bless you' as always. I had texted her to ask her what is wrong, I am concerned and that was at around 11am.
'I am sorry for showing you this ugly sight, please go and be happy about your lives.' 'She loved it there and we often climbed those stairs up to the Whispering Gallery.'She didn't have friends but she was kind, selfless and did everything for her family.' Bright and ambitious, Ms Dragescu, a Romanian native, had achieved a 2.1 degree in business at the London campus of Ulster University.She then used her expertise to set up a recruitment company, KOD services, with her mother.We last went together in September.'I do not understand, she was different, she was very kind and she was the definition of good, she wouldn't hurt a fly.'I remember she wouldn't let me do anything around the house, ''I will do it'', she would say.