A teacher killed in the Forbury Gardens knife attack has been remembered in an emotional tribute by his former student.

History teacher James Furlong, 36, Joe Ritchie-Bennett, 39, originally from Philadelphia in the US and David Wails, 49, all died in the horrific attack on June 20.

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Yesterday, Khairi Saadallah was sentenced for life at Reading Crown Court after admitting guilt to the horrific attacks, as well as injuring three other people in the park.

Mr Furlong was head of history, government and politics at The Holt School in Wokingham.

Thames Valley Police shared a touching tribute from one of James' former students at the school.

Reading Chronicle:

The teacher's former student Tiggy Chadwick painted the portrait on the night James Furlong was identified as one of the Forbury three victims.

A post published by Thames Valley Police said: "Today we heard the news that the terrorist who murdered three men in an unprovoked attack in Reading last June has been given a life sentence with a whole life order. One of these victims was James Furlong who was a teacher at the Holt School in Wokingham.

"We wanted to share this beautiful tribute with you. Tiggy, one of James' former pupils, created this amazing portrait of James on the night that he was identified as one of the victims.

"Rest in peace James, Joe and David."