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Funeral for coach Antoin Akpom

The funeral for Antoin Akpom, who was stabbed to death, will be held at St Peter's Church in Leicester today. More than 1,000 people are expected to attend.

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Mother thanks community for support after son killed

The grieving mother of stabbed football coach Antoin Akpom has thanked the community for their support, saying it has given her comfort in the weeks since his death.

Mr Akpom, aged 20, died last month after being stabbed in Leicester.

His funeral took place this morning.

Cheryl Armatrading told ITV News Central the past few weeks had been "a rollercoaster" of emotion.

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