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The father of a teenager who died after apparently being hit on the head with a cricket ball at school has paid tribute to his "special boy". John Rees said: ""He was so loved by everyone and he was such a special boy. Words are not enough to describe how desperately he will be missed."
The father of Kyle Rees who died following an incident at Portchester School in Bournemouth, has issued this tribute.
John Rees said: “On behalf of myself, Kyle’s step mum, grandparents and family, we would like to thank everybody for all the support and love which has been shown for my son.
“He was so loved by everyone and he was such a special boy.
“Words are not enough to describe how desperately he will be missed.
“Kyle will always be in our hearts forever.”
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An inquest is due to open today into the death of sixteen year old Kyle Rees.