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Grenfell Tower victim identified

News   •   Aug 01, 2017 14:51 BST

[Jeremiah Deen]

One of the victims who died in the Grenfell Tower fire has now been formally identified as two-year-old Jeremiah Deen.

In a statement, Jeremiah's family said:

The Deen family regret to announce the death of their daughter Zainab Deen and their grandson Jeremiah Deen as a result of the fire at their Grenfell Tower residence in west London on 14 June 2017.

We would like to express our heartfelt appreciation to all relatives and friends for their prayers, floral tributes and expression of condolences during this difficult time.

Funeral arrangements will be announced later as plans are being made to lay mother and son to rest. "You spent a moment in our arms, but you will last a lifetime in our hearts". RIP Zainab and Jeremiah