Honour in memory of murdered Jimmy

The parents of murdered 16-year-old schoolboy Jimmy Mizen have said receiving MBEs is not just an honour for them, but a reward for their whole family in his memory.

Barry Mizen said he and wife Margaret were both "honoured and humbled" to receive the awards in the 2014 New Year Honours.

The couple, whose son was killed in 2008, are given the honours for services to young people in recognition of the work they have done since their son's brutal murder.

Jimmy was killed on May 10 2008 - the day after his 16th birthday - after he was attacked in Lee, south east London. Jake Fahri is serving a life sentence for his murder.

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