Campaigner: Knives are not about protection

Ann Oakes-Odger's son Westley was stabbed to death in Colchester in 2005, and she now campaigns against knife crime.

She says young people need to be educated on the consequences of getting involved in crime and how they deal with conflict.

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Mum's fight against knife crime

A 17-year-old boy has been stabbed to death at a house party in Colchester.