Yellow ribbons tied around Sutton's former school

Yellow ribbons in support of cancer patient Stephen Sutton, who died this morning aged 19, have been tied on the gates of his former school.

Yellow ribbons have been tied around Burntwood in support of Stephen Sutton. Credit: ITV News Central

Ribbons have been tied around Chase Terrace Technology College and other parts of Staffordshire.

Stephen's former school showed its support. Credit: ITV News Central

Stephen's mother announced his death on his Facebook page, where she said her "heart is bursting with pride but breaking with pain for my courageous, selfless, inspirational son".

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