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Four men 'admit killing' British students in Borneo

Four men arrested in Malaysia over the fatal stabbings of two British medical students have admitted the crime, a police chief has said.

Neil Dalton and Aidan Brunger, who were both 22 and studying at Newcastle University, were reportedly involved in an argument at a bar in Kuching before the attack.

Deputy police commissioner Chai Khin Chung said police had now finished their investigation after the men confessed to the stabbings.

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Medical student killed in Borneo was 'totally nice guy'

A British medical student killed in Borneo has been described as a "totally nice guy".

Neil Dalton and Aidan Brunger, who were in their fourth year studying medicine at Newcastle University, were stabbed to death on the island following a row in a bar.

Neil Dalton was on a six-week placement at a hospital in the region. Credit: Facebook

Mr Dalton's neighbour - who nicknamed the 22-year-old "Dr Biscuit because of his ginger hair and medical studies - said he was a "bright, self-motivated man".

"I'm totally shocked at the news. He was just a lovely boy. Totally self-motivated. Always jogging and studying," the 50-year-old, whose daughter went to school with the victim, said.

"I think he'd always wanted to do medicine. He was always studying.

"It's just such a shock. He was just a totally nice guy. He wasn't gregarious, just a fun, genuine guy," she added.

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