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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Dry for much of the Wednesday with possible brighter spells in the east. Outbreaks of rain will spread southwards later in the day.
Wednesday will be another rather cloudy and mild day. Although dry for most the odd spot of drizzle is possible, mainly over high ground.