King Street fundraiser in memory of Leah

A fundraising event will be held this evening (Friday) in memory of Asfordby teenager, Leah Reek, who was killed in an explosion in Leicester.

Friday, 28th August 2020, 11:28 am
Leah Reek, who was tragically killed in an explosion in early 2018 EMN-200828-112116001

It will take place in King Street from 6pm with live music and a bar - it is free to attend but donations are requested in aid of LOROS, the hospice charity where Leah was a volunteer

Leah’s family and friends have raised more than £30,000 for LOROS over the last two years and mum Joanne and sister Molly took part in the charity’s annual Twilight Walk fundraiser.

Go online at to make a donation in her memory.

Leah Reek, who was killed in an explosion in Leicester, pictured with her parents, Joanne and Jon, and sister Molly EMN-200828-112106001

Leah died in February 2018 with boyfriend Shane Ragoobeer, his mother Mary and brother Sean when the blast happened in a shop below the apartment they were in at the time.

Three men were convicted in January 2019 of murder and causing the explosion and are serving life sentences.