Prayers said in tribute to dead women

SPECIAL prayers were said yesterday for the five women who were killed after being taken from Ipswich's red light district. More than 200 people turned out to pay tribute at a lunchtime carol service led by parish priest Father Haley Dossor at the town's St Mary At The Elms church.

SPECIAL prayers were said yesterday for the five women who were killed after being taken from Ipswich's red light district.

More than 200 people turned out to pay tribute at a lunchtime carol service led by parish priest Father Haley Dossor at the town's St Mary At The Elms church.

As well as his own prayer, Father Dossor was also using a special prayer written by Rev Bruce Wakeling, chaplain at the Suffolk Police headquarters in Martlesham.

The Bishop of Dunwich, the Rt Rev Clive Young, also attended and lit a candle for those who had died and a minutes silence was held.


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Father Dossor said: “The service went very well. We had readings from various people in the community, sang carols and then prayers were said.

“I am aware this is something that has affected everyone in the town and people feel the need to come together at this time.

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“Being in the centre of Ipswich a carol service was a good chance for the people who work in the town to share their concern about what has been going on.”

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