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Hundreds of tributes have poured in for a Liverpool John Moores student who died suddenly in her sleep.

Zara Ahmed, who had diabetes, survived the Manchester Arena terror attack back in May but sadly passed away at her halls of residence after falling ill earlier this month.

The 18-year-old was studying forensic science at university lived with type 1 diabetes from a young age but did not let it control her – according to her family.

Zara, from Kinnel Bay in Wales, was described by her family as a “live wire“ who embraced life with a deep love and respect for her family.

Many of the heartbreaking tributes posted by ECHO readers have extended their condolences to Zara’s mum, dad and brother.

Cathy Cannon said: “This is the nightmare of every parent of a child with type one diabetes.

“My heart goes out to her family.”

Christine Hendrie also said: “Aww the poor family. It’s so sad to survive the Manchester bombing then fall ill.

“My heart goes out too the family friends. God bless.”

A Liverpool John Moores University spokesperson said that althought Zara was only at the university a short time her enthusiam and excitement for her studies was clear.

“All of her programme team and fellow students are deeply saddened by this tragic loss and our thoughts are with Zara’s family.”

0wlschool also said on the ECHO website: “So sad to see a young girl passing away like this. A girl who made the most of her education with a career in front of…



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