Fine art student from Hampstead private school among three dead ‘graffiti artists’ killed by train

The Telegraph | 

A fine arts student who attended a private school in Hampstead has been named as one of the suspected graffiti artists who died on Monday morning after being hit by a train. Harrison Scott-Hood, 23, is believed to have been taking part in a street art project on a dangerous part of the tracks near Loughborough Junction when he was hit by a train alongside two other boys. His friends, Alberto Fresneda Carrasco, 19, and Jack Gilbert, 23, also lost their lives in the accident. Mr Scott-Hood’s parents, Perry and Susie, have since described their son as a “kind and beautiful young man” in a tribute released through the British Transport Police (BTP).

“We are completely heartbroken by the loss of our only son, Harrison,” they said. “He was the love of our life, a kind and beautiful young man and we were beyond broken by this news. Many people will know Harrison loved to travel, he was a beautiful artist and spent time recently travelling around Vietnam and Cambodia. Harrison completed us. He is irreplaceable and we will hold the memories of him dearly.” The BTP said on Monday they believed the men were hit by a freight train in the early hours of the morning, before being discovered by another train driver at around 7.30am…read more

Image: Harry Hood’s grief-stricken parents released a tribute