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The brother of a Newcastle University student stabbed to death in Malaysia has paid tribute to the man who was "a best friend to many".
Glen Dalton, whose brother Neil died alongside Aiden Brunger, said:
The body of a medical student from Derbyshire who was stabbed to death in Malaysia is being flown home and is due to arrive at Heathrow Airport this morning.
Neil Dalton from Belper, and fellow student Aidan Brunger, were on attachment to a hospital in Kuching, on the island of Borneo. They were attacked last Tuesday after leaving a bar.
The family of Neil Dalton, one of the medical students stabbed in Malaysia last week, have paid tribute to a 'caring, thoughtful and witty young man'.
Four men have admitted killing 22-year-old Mr Dalton, from Belper in Derbyshire, and his classmate Aidan Brunger, who were attacked following an argument in a bar in Kuching.
The bodies of the two students are being flown back to the UK, and are expected to arrive at Heathrow Airport tomorrow morning.
A student from Derbyshire who was stabbed to death in Malaysia has been described as a "gentleman and scholar" by the cricket club he played for.
Four men earlier admitted killing 22-year-old Neil Dalton and his classmate Aidan Bunger, who were attacked following an argument in a bar in Malaysia.
Representatives from Belper Amateurs Cricket Club said he was a great friend to everybody at the club.
Four men arrested in Malaysia after two medical students were stabbed to death following a row in a bar have admitted killing them.
The local men were arrested over the killing of Newcastle University students Neil Dalton from Derbyshire and Aidan Brunger, who were in the country on attachment to a local hospital.
Deputy police commissioner Chai Khin Chung said police had now finished their investigation after the men confessed to the stabbings.
The Foreign Office is providing consular assistance to the families of the students stabbed to death following a reported bar fight in Malaysia.
22-year-old Neil Dalton was a medical student at Newcastle University, he had travelled to Borneo with his classmate to experience medical practice in a different setting.
Neighbours of the student from Derbyshire have paid tribute to him.
Tributes have been paid to two British medical students who were stabbed to death in Borneo following reports of a row in a bar.
Fourth-year student Neil Dalton, from Derbyshire and classmate Aidan Brunger, who were both 22, were reportedly killed in a fight which broke out over complaints the students were being too noisy.
Their devastated families were too upset to speak but their university have paid tribute.
A local fishmonger is considered the main suspect by police after the fatal stabbing of two British students in a reported bar row in Borneo, a local reporter has told ITV News.
Sharon Ling from Malaysian newspaper The Star said the 23-year-old man was arrested along with a 29-year-old mechanic and two other unemployed men.
She said all four would be remanded for seven days following the early morning killing of Neil Dalton and Aidan Brunger from Newcastle University.
Ms Ling said the island was in shock at the deaths, which she said occurred in an area generally considered to be safe.
The two Newcastle University students stabbed to death in Borneo were set to embark on hugely promising medical careers, the university has said.
Professor Jane Calvert, the university medical school's dean of undergraduate studies, said Aidan Brunger had aspirations to be an academic medic while Neil Dalton, from Derbyshire, wanted to head into clinic practice.
Prof Calvert said the 22-year-olds' study abroad was a standard practice in their development after their fourth years and said the university would never send its students to high-risk areas.
An image has been released of the student from Derbyshire who was stabbed to death in Malaysia.
Fourth-year student Neil Dalton, 22, and classmate Aidan Brunger were attacked in Kuching.
Both were medical students at Newcastle University.
Deputy police commissioner Datuk Dr Chai Khin Chung told the Malaysian State News Agency Bernama that the fight in which they were killed broke out after an argument in a bar over the students being too noisy.
He reportedly confirmed four men remain in custody after the 4.15am attack in the Jalan Padungan area of Kuching in the western province of Sarawak.