Croydon murder: Boy, 15, stabbed to death ‘who made whole class laugh’ named in friend’s heartbreaking tribute

Tributes continue to pour in for the boy, 15, who was stabbed to death in Croydon last night.

One heartbreaking note from a class mate names the victim as Zaian.

The note reads: “Zaian, you have been a great friend and always made the class laugh when it was boring.

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You will always be remembered and present in our thoughts. Rest in eternal peace, we will all miss you dearly.”

The note lays amongst bunches of flowers and a soft toy dog, a reminder of how young the victim was.

A heartbreaking note left by a class mate of the victim

One resident, Kristina Ray, who lives opposite the park where the stabbing took place spoke to MyLondon earlier today.

She said: “There were… boys running about, shouting. Cars came and they were picked up quickly.

“His friend was screaming for help, crying screaming asking cars to do something.

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A soft toy left along with the flowers at the scene

“He was trying to stop the cars.

“Emergency services were trying to revive him and his friends were sitting there by the curb.”

A murder investigation is currently underway and no arrests have been made as of yet.

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It comes after the city saw a night of violence with five knife attacks, two of which ended in murder.

A boy, 16, was killed at Philpotts Farm Open Space close to Heather Lane, in Yiewsley, Hillingdon along with a double stabbing in Orpington and stabbing in broad daylight in Edgware.

Were you at the scene? Did you know the victim and would like to pay tribute? If so, email [email protected]

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