The terror attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England took the lives of at least 22 people, and injured dozens more. Grande's audience was largely children and teenagers, so some of the victims of the attack were young children, and parents who were there to pick them up. This ongoing piece will be used to pay tribute to the victims of the attack - as identified and reported by Telegraph - and updated as more victims are identified.
Megan Hurley, a 15-year-old girl from Halewood, was revealed as the last casualty of the Manchester terror attack. Her brother Bradley, who she attended the concert with, was injured in the attack. Her aunt Maxine Benson wrote: "'My poor sister and Mike are destroyed beyond words... it doesn't seem fair for two kids to go to a concert and only one returns how in God's name could this happen to such a lovely family... heartbroken xx."
Courtney Boyle, 18, and her stepfather Philip Tron, 32, attended the Ariana Grande concert together and died as a result of the terror attack. Boyle's mother wrote: "My stunning amazing beautiful daughter you were my rock you made me so proud with all you had achieved and my gorgeous crazy Philip you made my world a happy place and now you are both my angels flying high in the sky." Tron's mother also released a statement that read, in part: "Philip was such a fun loving, energetic soul, he would light up the darkest room and lift your spirits with his infectious laugh, witty sense of humour and his beautiful smile. Words cannot express the huge void his passing has left in all our lives."
Wendy Fawell was a 50-year-old mother who died as a result of the Manchester terror attack. She has received tributes from her son, her close friend, and a friend of the family. Friend Debbie McDowell wrote: "I am heartbroken beyond belief. I have lost my best friend and confident Wendy Fawell. A beautiful, lady who I will have treasured memories of. Nite god bless sweetheart. Love you to the moon and back xxxx."
Elaine McIver was an off-duty police officer who was attending the Ariana concert. Her family released a statement through the Greater Manchester Police, describing her as an "incredibly thoughtful woman."
Eilidh MacLeod, a 14-year-old girl who played the bagpipes, died as a result of the attack. She was attending the concert with her friend Laura MacIntyre, who is in the hospital recovering from severe burns. "Eilidh was vivacious and full of fun. She loved all music whether it was listening to Ariana or playing the bagpipes with her pipe band," her family said in a statement.
Chloe Rutherford, 17, and Liam Curry, 19, were a teenage couple who attended the concert together. "On the night our daughter Chloe died and our son Liam died, their wings were ready but our hearts were not," reads a tribute by their families.
Sorrell Leckowski was a 14-year-old girl from Leeds who died from the Manchester attack. She was at the concert with her mother and grandmother, who are both recovering in the hospital according to Telegraph. Leckowski's aunt, Stacie Healey, has started a fundraising campaign for the family members who are being hospitalized.
Nell Jones was a 14-yeaar-old girl and a student at Holmes Chapel Comprehensive school. Headteaher David Oliver, from her school, said, "The heart wrenches for me and everyone else.”
Martyn Hett was a superfan of the soap opera Coronation Street and won the cooking show _Come Dine With Me before dying as a victim of the Manchester terror attack. His partner, Russell Hayword, tweeted: "We got the news last night that our wonderful, iconic and beautiful Martyn didn't survive. He left the world exactly how he lived, centre of attention."
Michele Kiss took two young girls to the Ariana Grande concert before becoming a victim of the Manchester terror attack. She wrote on Facebook, "excited girlies ready to watch Ariana." While it is believed that the two girls Kiss was taking were her daughters, it's not clear.
Jane Tweddle-Taylor, a school receptionist from Blackpool, went to Manchester Arena to pick up a friend's daughter. She died at age 50, and left behind three children of her own.
A pair of Polish parents named Marcin and Angelika Klis were killed while waiting at Manchester Arena to pick up their children. Marcin was 42, Angelika was 40.
Kelly Brewster, 32, died after heroically shielding her 11-year-old niece from the blast at Manchester Arena. His partner Ian Winslow wrote on Facebook, "Kelly really was the happiest she has ever been and we had so many things planned together. My daughter Phoebe will be absolutely devastated like we all are."
A 15-year-old girl named Olivia Campbell was among the casualties at the Manchester terror attack. Her mother Charlotte Campbell paid tribute to her to her on Facebook: "RIP my darling precious gorgeous girl Olivia Campbell taken far far to soon go sing with the angels and keep smiling mummy loves you so much."
Telegraph reports Alison Howe and Lisa Lees were two mothers from Royton, Oldham who were waiting together at Manchester Arena to pick up their teenage daughters after the concert. Howe was 45 years old, and Lees was 47. Howe's stepson Jordan Howe wrote on Facebook: "They took a caring beautiful mum and step mother away from us all she was amazing to us all x love you loads Alison Howe xx." Lees' brother Lee Hunter also wrote a message, that stated, "For thsoe who don't know Lisa is gone but never, ever forgotten. I love you Lisa I'll miss you so much."
The first announced victim of the attack was Georgina Callander, 18. Callander was a second-year medical school student at Runshaw College. She was a "super fan" of Ariana Grande, and met her at a concert in 2015. "I hugged her so tight and she said she loved my bow I can't get over this I never will," she wrote as the caption of a photo she took with the singer.
The second victim of the attack was an eight-year-old girl named Saffie Ross Roussos. She became separated from her mother and sister, who she attended the concert with, and died from her injuries. One of her teachers, Chris Upton of Tarleton Community Primary School, described her as "a beautiful little girl in every aspect of the world. She was loved by everyone and her warmth and kindness will be remembered fondly."
John Atkinson, 26, has been confirmed as the third identified casualty of the attack. He was reportedly from Radcliffe, Greater Manchester, and was a big pop music fan. Friends and family have described him as "one in a million" and a "beautiful soul."