The bodies of Romeo Montague (17) and underage lover Juliet Capulet (14) were found today. The pair committed suicide when a bid to elope failed.
Romeo had taken a deadly dose of poison believing that his girlfriend was already dead - but she was only unconscious. When the lovestruck lass woke to discover he'd topped himself, she stabbed herself in the heart.
FAMILIES AT WAR
The tragedy comes only a few days after a brawl between rival Capulets and Montagues left two yobby youngsters,
Tybalt and Mercutio, dead. The feuding families are well known for hating each other. But they've now vowed to give up their ancient grudge in memory of their tragic teens.
The affair between the two began after a chance meeting at an exclusive Capulet ball - gatecrashed by rakish Romeo. Falling in love at first sight, they snatched secret moments with each other whenever they could - helped by a few sympathetic friends.
Neither family knew about the couple, who had even secretly wed with the help of local