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  Damilola decision: your reaction
Updated 28 April 2002, 15.58

Two teenage brothers have been found not guilty of murdering Damilola Taylor.

What do you feel about this verdict? Has the whole trial disturbed you?

Have you any thoughts on the girl who appeared in court and how she was treated?

Let us know your thoughts and feelings about this important case:

Unfortunately this topic is now closed but there are Comments pages on other subjects on the main Chat index.

opening quoteDamilola sounded like such an innocent boy and to take away his life like that is not on.closing quote
Katy, 12, Cambridgeshire

opening quoteI feel very sorry for Damilola's parents and I give them my deepest sympathys. I hope they catch the person who killed him, and I hope they get punished really harshly.closing quote
Sumeet, 13, Birmingham

opening quoteI don't know much about Damilola but what I do know the people that did this shouldn't get away with somthing as bad and as terrible as what happened to him. I feel sorry for his family.closing quote
Geraint, 15, Cardiff

opening quoteNone of us can possibly imagine what his family and friends must be going through.closing quote
Jamie-Anne & Chloe-Olivia, 13, UK

opening quoteI suppose that it's good that the boys have been acquitted if they didn't kill Damilola, but it must be agonising for his parents not having justice for their son.closing quote
Nina, 13, Peterborough

opening quoteI hope they find the person who murdered him. It obviously wasn't an accident coz he had a marble in his mouth.closing quote
Rachel, 13, Birmingham

opening quotePeople today can be very sick. Especially murdering an innocent boy. He didn't even have a chance to grow up or speak for himself.closing quote
Laura, 11, Hurley

opening quoteI feel very sorry for Damilola's parents and I think that it is dreadful that his killers have not been found. My prayers are with his family.closing quote
Sarah, 16, Manchester

opening quoteThe whole thing is scaring me. All my friends joke about it but I'm just frightened.closing quote
Frankie, 10, Manchester

opening quoteI think it's really upsetting that no one knows what happened to Damilola. If he was murdered, the person/people that killed him will have guilt on their conscience forever. I feel very sorry for his family & friends. closing quote
Minnie, 10, Bristol

opening quoteI just think it's awful. And now, unless there is new evidence, his family will never know what happened to their son that night. It's just terrible. I hope there is justice for him. closing quote
Laura, 12, High Wycombe

opening quoteThe death of Damilola is a tragedy, with so many children going missing it must be agony for parents and indeed Damilola's family. How must they be feeling? closing quote
Gabriella, Northwich

opening quoteIf I were Damilola's parents I would hate to be in that position. I mean the curiosity of the public has had some effect on safety. There should be better security as I don't even feel safe around this place! Good Luck on the search, I hope you do well!!! closing quote
Sarah, 11, Borehamwood

opening quoteI feel this isn't really a good verdict. Maybe the two boys didn't commit the crime but if they did, it will be in their conscience and they have to live with knowing it. closing quote
Vicky, 12, Yorkshire

opening quoteI've just got back from school to find out that there will be no justice for Damilola and his parents. I cannot believe that someone is still out there who has done this and they have got off scot-free. I hope whoever did this is haunted forever by nightmares and they will never get any peace. After all, Damilola never will.closing quote
Paula, 12, Greenock

opening quoteI feel sorry for Damilola's parents, they'll never know who killed their son.closing quote
Mark, 15, Sunderland



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