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Father of murdered schoolboy sets up anti-crime foundation

The father of a 16-year-old boy who was murdered during a feud between pupils at two schools is planning to set up an anti-crime foundation in his name.

Yemurai Kanyangarara moved to Leicester from London to live with this father.

Six months later, during a visit to the capital, he was stabbed in the street. A 16-year-old was found guilty of murder and a 15-year-old was found guilty of manslaughter.

Yemurai's father says he wants to prevent more senseless deaths

"Yemurai had everything to live for and I will miss him forever" says mother

"At the time of my son's murder I had no words to describe my intense pain and sorrow. There will be no closure at the time of the jury's verdict, just knowledge that I have to learn to live each day without my one and only child by my side.

All my wonderful memories of my son are overshadowed by the pain and trauma of Yemurai's violent murder. Yemurai was only sixteen years old - just a child- when he was brutally murdered on that warm and sunny afternoon.

I would actively encourage the public to support the police in removing offensive weapons from our streets and protecting the public.

Finally, I would like to add I am so proud to be Yemurai's mother, he was a popular young man with many friends. Yemurai had everything to live for and I will miss him forever.

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