Sister of primary school teacher Sabina Nessa pens harrowing tribute 10 months ago

Sister of primary school teacher Sabina Nessa pens harrowing tribute

"Why was she taken from us"

Police investigating the murder of primary school teacher Sabina Nessa believe she was killed just five minutes from her home.

The 28-year-old's body was found in Cator Park in Kidbrooke, Greenwich, London.

She had been missing for 24 hours before her body was found.

It is understood that Ms Nessa was on her way to meet friends at a pub when she was killed.

Police believe she was killed at approximately 8.30 pm, while she was walking to the pub to meet her friends.

Detective Inspector Joe Garrity commented: "Sabina never arrived at the pub and is thought to have been murdered as she walked through the park."

"Sabina’s journey should have taken just over five minutes but she never made it to her destination."

He added, "We know the community are rightly shocked by this murder – as are we – and we are using every resource available to us to find the individual responsible."


Sabina's sister paid tribute to her on Twitter.

"My beautiful talented & caring sister. my inspiration to always put myself first & never let anybody put me down," she wrote.

"Never in my life did I or my sisters or my mum or dad think this could happen to us. May Allah grant her Jannah Ameen," she added.

Sabina's parents are said to be "inconsolable" following the discovery of her body.

Sabina's cousin told ITV that they cannot believe this has happened to her.

Zubel Ahmed shared: "The shock has not sunk in. She was a beautiful, kind, caring soul. I express my deepest sympathies for her sisters - Mum and dad are absolutely devastated.

"Nothing is making sense to us, why was she taken from us we just don't know," he added.

A vigil in honour of Sabina will be held on Friday, September 24th at 7 pm.