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'Bullied' woman fell to her death

Victim Rosimeiri Boxall
Rosimeiri Boxall was the adopted daughter of a vicar in Thamesmead

A vicar's daughter was so frightened of bullying by two teenage girls that she fell to her death from a window to escape their abuse, a jury has heard.

Rosimeiri Boxall, 19, died when she fell from the third floor of a house in Coleraine Road, Blackheath, south-east London, in May 2008.

Part of the incident was recorded on a mobile phone before her death.

A short mobile clip showing her being slapped and her hair pulled was shown to jurors at the Old Bailey.

'Verbally abused'

Roger Smart, prosecuting, said the teenagers had been arguing over a boy.

Miss Boxall, known as Rosie, had not wanted to fight and remained passive throughout the incident, the Old Bailey was told.

Screams were heard from the top floor of the Victorian house, before Miss Boxall was heard to fall.

The teenagers, who had been swigging from a bottle of vodka, ran outside and the younger girl was heard to continue verbally abusing Miss Boxall as she lay dying, the jury heard.

Oluwakemi Ajose, 19, of Floyd Road, Charlton, south-east London, and a 15-year-old girl from Kent, who cannot be identified, have pleaded not guilty to manslaughter.

Miss Boxall was the adopted daughter of Simon Boxall, the vicar at the Open Gateway Community Church in Thamesmead.

The trial continues.

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