THE LGBTQ+ community in the UK have reacted to the tragic death of Brianna Ghey in Warrington.

Cheshire Police confirmed that the body of 16-year-old Brianna was found on a path in Culcheth Linear Park on Saturday, February 11.

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Brianna was a young Trans girl, and her death has led to a heartfelt couple of days of mourning from the LGBTQ+ community in the UK. 

Stonewall, a leading LGBTQ+ charity in the UK, have said: "Our thoughts are with Brianna Ghey, a young trans woman, and her loved ones, following her tragic murder in Cheshire.

"We urge anyone who may have information which will help the police with their enquiries to come forward."

Mermaids are a charity focused on aiding Trans and gender diverse children in the UK, and run a helpline to give guidance and emotional support. 

They put out a statement saying: "Our thoughts are with the loved ones of Brianna Ghey, a trans teenager who was murdered in Cheshire this weekend.

If you have been affected by this shocking news and need someone to talk to, our helpline is available until 9pm tonight and every weekday evening: 0808 801 0400."

Outrage was also caused in the reporting of her death by The Times,

Openly LGBTQ+ MP for Warrington North, Charlotte Nichols, reacted with the below tweet, saying she would be writing to ISPO, the regulator for newspapers, and The Times directly regarding this. 

Ms Nichols has also stated she will be contacting ISPO regarding The Daily Mail's coverage of the murder.