Oliver Stephens

Photo of a teenage boy with very curly brown hair, light skin, dark eyes, and a black shirt, smiling for the camera. He has an earbud in his ear.Name: Oliver Lucas “Olly” Stephens.
Died: January 3, 2021.
Age at death: 13.
Cause of death: Murder (Stabbed).
Location: Reading, Berkshire, England, UK.

Details:
Oliver, called Olly, had a 16-year-old sister named Emilia. He attended Highdown School, to which he had been scheduled to return the day after he died.

He was ambushed and stabbed to death in a park by several other teenagers.

His family called him “hilariously funny, charming and beautiful”. They remember that Olly “…always stood his ground and fought for the underdog whilst having an amazing depth of love, warmth and wit…. An Olly-sized hole has been left in our hearts.”

References:
Parents of boy stabbed to death reveal his ‘terrifying’ battle
Autistic boy stabbed in park was ‘funny, charming and beautiful’, family say
Reading stabbing: Murder-accused teenagers appear in court
Two boys and girl charged with murder of autistic 13-year-old stabbed in park
Reading stabbing: Three teenagers charged with murder after boy, 13, dies

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