Jessie J in Twitter reaction to dad’s killing at Blackberry party at which pop star performed

16:58 08 April 2012

Jessie J - (C) BBC - Photographer: Unknown

Jessie J - (C) BBC - Photographer: Unknown

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Pop star Jessie J was left “lost for words” today after learning a dad of two had died from horrific injuries he suffered in an attack at a party she attended, hosted by smart phone giant, Blackberry.

The Price Tag singer took to Twitter following news that 37-year-old Philip Sherriff died today (Sunday) following a bottle attack at Pulse nightclub in Southwark, on Tuesday evening.

It happened after a performance by Chadwell Heath girl Jessie J at the event, alsao attended by rapper Wretch and stars of The Only Way is Essex (TOWIE).

In a Twitter posting, the chart star wrote: “I am lost for words.

“All I can say is my thoughts, love and respects are with the family and children of the man who attended the blackberry gig last week who sadly lost his life this morning ... So sad.”

Company director Ashley Charles, 25 has been remanded in custody over the incident, following an appearance at Camberwell Green Magistrates Court yesterday.

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