Alfie Lewis family come face-to-face in court with teen, 14, accused of murdering boy, 15, knifed to death in Horsforth | The Sun
THE family of a 15-year-old boy stabbed to death in the street came face-to-face with his alleged murderer in court today.
Alfie Lewis was killed while picking up a friend's brother from primary school in Leeds on Tuesday morning.
His family faced a 14-year-old boy charged with murder at Leeds Crown Court today.
The teen, who can't be named, is also accused of possession of a knife.
Wearing glasses and a grey sweatshirt over a white shirt, he spoke only to confirm his name during the brief hearing.
Nicholas Lumley KC, representing the teen, said he "admits he was there [at the scene]".
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The defendant was remanded into youth detention accommodation ahead of a plea hearing on December 8.
Police were scrambled to St Margaret’s Primary School on Tuesday morning after the teen was knifed in the stomach.
Desperate parents rushed over to help the teen until paramedics arrived but sadly he couldn't be saved.
One horrified witness said Alfie was stabbed while he picked up a friend's little brother from the primary school.
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Alfie's parents released a heartbreaking tribute to the tragic teen.
They said: “I haven't got the words to describe how devastated we all are.
“Alfie you were one in a million, so funny and an all-round entertainer with your rapping and dancing feet.
“You had the biggest heart and took care of everybody around you. You will never know just how much you are loved by family and friends, and you will always be our uncle Alfie.
“We love you so much. Nothing will ever be the same without you. You will shine in the sky, as bright as you did in all our lives. I love you more than words can say, and you will always be with us forever.
“Love you uncle Alfie.”
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