Mourners pay respects to tragic Emma

GRIEVING loved ones of a woman who died in a road accident in Ipswich paid a final farewell to the popular 26-year-old.

GRIEVING loved ones of a woman who died in a road accident in Ipswich paid a final farewell to the popular 26-year-old.

Emma Harold was killed in the crash last month in Foxhall Road along with close pal Kate Wasyluk, 25, as they walked home from a night out.

Emma's sister Rebecca, 25, who was also with them, was left with serious injuries.

Yesterday, a small crowd of family and close friends, including Rebecca who was in a wheelchair, came together for a private ceremony to pay their respects.


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The funeral service in the North Chapel of Ipswich Crematorium lasted 25 minutes, after which the group walked over to the nearby Lawn Cemetery where Emma was buried.

A memorial service at St John's Church in Cauldwell Hall Road was held afterwards and was attended by around 300 people.

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Family flowers only were requested although people were invited to make donations to Emma's supported charities - St Elizabeth Hospice, Somersham Ward and Action Aid.

Kate's funeral last week was attended by about 300 people. Touching tributes were made by members of the family during the humanist ceremony.

Scott Nicholls, 20, of West Villa, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich, is currently remanded in custody facing two charges of causing death by dangerous driving, driving a vehicle without insurance and driving while disqualified following the crash on February 21.

Police yesterday confirmed that the case has been dropped against a 22-year-old woman who was arrested in connection with the same incident.

She was due to answer bail yesterday but police have revealed that no further action will be taken against her.

Police are asking anyone with information which would assist their investigation to call Pc Roy Dade at the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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