More tributes for tragic Gemma

TRIBUTES to murdered Ipswich woman Gemma Adams continued to pour in today.As police continue to hunt the 25-year-old's killer, messages of condolence have flooded in from across the country and from as far away as Texas in the United States.

TRIBUTES to murdered Ipswich woman Gemma Adams continued to pour in today.

As police continue to hunt the 25-year-old's killer, messages of condolence have flooded in from across the country and from as far away as Texas in the United States.

One fellow Ipswich prostitute said: “I didn't know you too well even though we often stood together taking the same risks.

“I'm sure I can say on behalf of all the girls that you will be missed but never forgotten.


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“May you rest in peace now. And to Gemma's family, our thoughts and prayers are with you.”

Gary, from Ipswich said: “Gemma, you were a wonderful and very polite young woman. God bless you - I will never forget your friendship.”

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Jennie, from Ipswich, said her thoughts were with Miss Adams' family and loved ones. She added: “I can't believe this is true.

“Gemma was a very close friend of mine. Although we drifted apart, I never forgot how much of a good friend she was to me.

“May you now be at peace Gem.”

Carina Damato, 21, from Farriers Close, Martlesham Heath, became friends with Gemma at Kesgrave High School.

She said: “Gemma was a fun-loving girl. I can't believe she's gone. She didn't deserve to die. She was a prostitute but she was a nice person.”

Emma Harman, from Ipswich grew up with Miss Adams and said she loved her family deeply. She added: “We had lots of good times playing in the garden together. I hope her family will remember these times during this sad period. My family are all thinking of you.”

'J' from Ipswich said he taught Miss Adams at Kesgrave High School. He described her as a “very normal girl with lots of friends”.

He said: “We can now only pray that justice will be done. This has been shocking news for all of us - but let us not forget that it is also a very personal, very private and very tragic loss for her family. My heartfelt condolences to them all.”

Steve W, from Hintlesham said: “The residents of Hintlesham offer their sympathies to the parents and family of Gemma. Our village is in shock regarding your sad loss.”

Michelle Carvell, from Fortworth in Texas, said: “To the family of Gemma, I send my regards to you all. The pain that you all are in is really bad right now. I know cards or words can never take away your pain. My heart feels for you all.”

Leanne Wilson, also from the US, added: “I felt so deeply saddened when I read the news.”

Would you like to pay tribute to Gemma Adams? Write to Your Letters, Evening Star, 30 Lower Brook Street, Ipswich, IP4 1AN, e-mail eveningstarletters@eveningstar.co.uk or visit our website at www.eveningstar.co.uk

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