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Mum pays tribute to ‘beautiful’ Kyle Yule, 17, who was stabbed to death in Gillingham

PUBLISHED: 14:04 09 October 2017 | UPDATED: 14:04 09 October 2017

Kyle Yule

Kyle Yule

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A 15-year-old boy and 18-year-old man remain in custody following the murder

A 17-year-old boy who was stabbed to death in Gillingham on Friday was “as loved as one could be”, his mother has said.

Kyle Yule sustained a number of injuries having been attacked in East Street after a number of people were reported to be causing criminal damage to a silver Renault Clio.

The teenager later died in hospital at around 8.10pm.

In a tribute, his mother said: “My beautiful son Kyle much loved, as loved as one could be, for you were everything in life you meant the world to me.

“Sometimes life can be unkind when hearts are torn in two but nothing ever could compare to the pain of losing you.

“But all the love you left behind forever will live on, so until we meet again rest peacefully my precious son.”

Detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate launched a murder enquiry and two people, a 15-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man, were arrested on suspicion of Kyle’s murder, and remain in custody at this time.

Detectives continue to appeal to anyone who may have information which could assist their enquiries.

They are particularly keen to hear from anyone who saw a group of people run from the scene of the incident in East Street towards West Street and onwards.

This would have been at about 8.30pm on Friday evening.

Anyone with information is urged to call the appeal line on 01634 792209 quoting reference SI/XY/009396/17.

Alternatively call Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111

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