Victim's mother aims to educate Essex kids on knife crime

Just over a year ago Caroline Shearer's 17-year-old son, Jay Whiston, was stabbed to death at a house party in Colchester.

Since then she's launched a charity which aims to rid the streets of knife violence.

Today her 'Only Cowards Carry' charity launched a new schools programme, designed to educate children on the consequences of carrying knives.

Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Serena Sandhu

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Knife charity launches

A charity set up by the mother of murdered Essex teenager Jay Whiston has begun carrying out workshops warning about the dangers of knife crime.