A prayer service will be held today following the tragic death of Year 9 pupil, Harry Storey, this week.

From 12.30pm - 4pm today and tomorrow from 9am - 4pm, people can attend St Peter's Church on Newlands Avenue, Didcot, to pay their respects to the St Birinus School pupil.

Parents received a letter from the school on Tuesday morning breaking news of the death of the boy.

The school later released a statement saying it was 'shocked' and 'saddened' by the 'terrible news'. 

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An inquest opening has been scheduled for next week and the listing confirmed the youngster died at the John Radcliffe Hospital on Monday.