Shropshire Star

Tributes to Shrewsbury teenagers: Candles lit and memories of four young men shared across county

Shrewsbury is still coming to terms with the tragic news that four teenagers from the town who had been reported missing after a Welsh camping trip have died.

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Tributes at Shrewsbury Abbey to the four teenagers from Shrewsbury who all lost their lives on a camping trip

North Wales Police made the horrific announcement on Tuesday afternoon, after a large-scale search of the area in Wales where four teenagers had gone missing.

Since the confirmation that police had found four bodies in a crashed silver Ford Fiesta off the A4085 at Garreg on Tuesday, businesses, churches, schools and sports clubs across the boys' home town of Shrewsbury have been sharing tributes and condolences.

Photos of the four teenagers in Shrewsbury Abbey, where peers had gathered to pay their respects

Here we have collected tributes to Jevon Hirst, Wilf Fitchett, Harvey Owen and Hugo Morris as well as reaction to the news from Shrewsbury, across the county and beyond. If you would like to share your thoughts or condolences, please email