Grace Thorpe Wiki – Grace Thorpe Biography
Grace Thorpe was found injured at a home on Dale Street in New Marske on Tuesday morning. “Little angel” Thorpe was rushed to hospital after emergency crews were scrambled to New Marske, North Yorks, on Tuesday.
Cleveland Police said Grace’s death is “devastating” and her family are “understandably distraught”.
Her family are being supported by specially trained officers.
She was 2 years old.
The man, who has now been arrested on suspicion of murder, remains in police custody. The suspect is 26 years old.
Cleveland Police officers were called to a property in Dale Street, New Marske, on Tuesday morning to a report of an injured child.
The force said Grace Thorpe, from New Marske, was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle, where she died on Thursday morning.
A 26-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident and remains in police custody.
Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Peter Carr, said: “Whilst the loss of any life is tragic, the loss of a child is particularly devastating and Grace’s family are understandably distraught. Our thoughts remain with Grace’s family and everyone affected by her loss.
“We’re working hard to establish the full circumstances leading up to her death and have a dedicated team of officers on the case. We know that Grace’s death will have a huge impact on the community. We have officers in the local area and anyone who would like to speak to someone can approach the team.
He said “We would also urge people to be mindful of what they post on social media, particularly in regards to speculation. This is in active legal case and we do have someone in police custody. Please bear in mind the impact any comments could have on the case, and on Grace’s family during this extremely difficult time.”
Tribute to Grace Thorpe
Tributes have flooded in for the youngster from heartbroken friends and family.
One relative shared a picture of the adorable youngster with the caption: “My princess”.
Another shared a photo, saying: “No family should have to endure this.
“A family broken and a community shocked to the core. We all stand with you and hope justice is served and the family get the strength they need to get through it.
“RIP Grace Thorpe #lightupfacebookpink”
Tearful neighbours today told how locals were preparing for a candlelight vigil for the little girl.
One mum said: “It’s absolutely heartbreaking to hear the news she has
died, she was such a beautiful little girl.
“During clap for carers she would come to the door with her mum and
wave across the street at my little girl who is about the same age.
“She would also get excited and wave whenever she saw me out with my
“It’s completely devastating that she’s died and that it’s being
treated as a murder.”
Another neighbour said: “Everyone on the street has been affected by this and the village as a whole.
“It’s a small village where everyone knows each other and there have been a lot of tears for that little girl.