Neasden woman killed in Northampton nightclub stampede

University student trampled to death

A woman killed during a stampede in a nightclub has been named as a 22-year-old from Neasden.

Nabila Nanfuka, of Yeats Close, died and two women were injured following a crush inside Lava & Ignite club in Northampton in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday).

Ms Nanfuka was a third year leisure and tourism student at Northampton University.

According to witnesses clubbers rushed to an exit after a fire alarm went off.

Tributes have been paid to the former pupil of John Kelly Girls School (Crest Academy) in Crest Road, Neasden, on two Facebook groups set up in her memory.

The tragedy is being investigated by Northampton Police.

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