Gallery: Family mark first anniversary of stab victim

FAMILY and friends of a 20-year-old man fatally stabbed in Stevenage have marked the first anniversary of his death. Christopher Faulkner, of Brook Drive in Stevenage, was stabbed in the heart at King George V Playing Fields at 7pm on April 21 last year.

FAMILY and friends of a 20-year-old man fatally stabbed in Stevenage have marked the first anniversary of his death.

Christopher Faulkner, of Brook Drive in Stevenage, was stabbed in the heart at King George V Playing Fields at 7pm on April 21 last year.

He was taken to Lister Hospital where he died of a single stab wound.

This week family and friends laid flowers, along with personal messages, at the murder scene.


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One message read: "Chris Faulkner - Always in my thoughts. Can't believe it's been a year. None of us will ever 4get your smiling face. Keep the sun shining."

Another read: "Chris, can't believe a year has passed so quickly! We are always thinking of you and you will stay in our hearts forever! Keep smiling down on us."

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One simply said: "Thinking of you Christopher. Grandmas don't forget."

Kyle Quinlan-Currie, of Longcroft Road in Stevenage, was convicted of the manslaughter on Christopher in November. He was 15 at the time of the offence and jailed for eight years.

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