London Bridge: Victim named as Jack Merritt

A Cambridge University graduate has been identified as one of the fatalities of the London Bridge attack.

Jack Merritt, a course coordinator at Learning Together, attended the conference at Fishmongers’ Hall on Friday.

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His father confirmed his identity on Twitter: “My son, Jack, who was killed in the attack, would not wish his death to be used as the pretext for more draconian sentences or for detaining people unnecessarily.

“R.I.P Jack: you were a beautiful spirit who always took the side of the underdog.”

It is believed that Merritt graduated from Cambridge in 2017. This is a developing story and will be updated.

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Words: Michelle Del Rey | Featured Image: Jack Merritt’s Facebook