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Mother pays tribute to dead son

The mother of 17-year-old Kent boy Kyle Yule, who police believe was stabbed, has paid tribute to her son.

Kyle was killed after receiving a number of injuries consistent with being stabbed and later died in hospital following an incident in Gillingham.

A number of people were reported to be causing criminal damage to a silver Renault Clio and shortly afterwards Kyle was fatally injured.

Kyle Yule Credit: The Yule family

My beautiful son Kyle much loved, as loved as one could be, for you were everything in life you meant the world to me. Sometimes life can be unkind when hearts are torn in two but nothing ever could compare to the pain of losing you, but all the love you left behind forever will live on, so until we meet again rest peacefully my precious son.

– Mum Nikki Yule

Detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate launched a murder enquiry and two people, a 15-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man, were arrested on suspicion of Kyle’s murder, and remain in custody.

Police continue to appeal to anyone who may have information which could help their enquiries.

They are particularly keen to hear from anyone who saw a group of people run from the scene of the incident in East Street towards West Street and onwards. This would have been at about 8.30pm on Friday evening.

Anyone with information should call 01634 792209 quoting reference SI/XY/009396/17.