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Tragic loss Claudine Keane sends condolences to family of stabbed teen named after her husband

Keane Flynn-Harling was discovered suffering from stab injuries in Lambeth on Monday, July 5

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Keane Flynn-Harling

Keane Flynn-Harling

Claudine Keane has expressed her condolences to the family of a 16-year-old boy stabbed to death on a London street who was named after her husband Robbie Keane by his Spurs-loving family.

Keane Flynn-Harling was discovered suffering from stab injuries in Lambeth on Monday, July 5.

Officers were called to Oval Place just before midnight and attended along with members of the London Ambulance service but the teenager was pronounced dead at the scene.

The boy’s uncle Daryl Sherbourne tweeted a link to the story of the teen’s death with the message, “hi the attached link is about my nephew, who sadly had his life taken by another knife wielding thug, just wanted Robbie to know Keane was named after him & he carried Robbie's name with pride amongst a family of Spurs fans. thank you.”

He also tagged Claudine Keane who responded: “We are so sorry to hear of the tragic loss of Keane. Sending condolences and well wishes to your family in this difficult time. May he RIP.”

Daryl also retweeted a anther tweet that said: “Harry Kane is of our 1 own. please spare a thought for ‘1 of our own’ Keane Flynn-Harling who sadly died this month. Named after Keano. ‘Can we get 2 celebrate Keane’s life at the city game.”

Multiple bunches of flowers and messages were left tied to nearby railings addressed to 'Keane’ and signed by aunts and uncles.

“I'm so sorry you're gone. We love you so much, rest in perfect peace,” read one, while another said, “love you with all my heart baby boy, we love you millions”.

“Keano, taken too soon. Sleep tight with the angels,” said another. Police said a after a 29-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder on July 8 and released on bail to a date in August.

Another 36-year-old man was later was later due in court charged with the murder of Keane Flynn-Harling.

Chief Superintendent Colin Wingrove, responsible for local policing in Lambeth and Southwark, said: “I am shocked and saddened by the senseless loss of another young life to knife crime.

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“I am also deeply saddened that another family experiences the painful loss of a son, and the trauma knife crime brings is once again experienced in our local community.

“Every loss of life is a tragedy and this needless violence must end. I urge anyone with information to come forward.”

It followed a recent string of knife attacks in the British capital that included the death of a 15-year-old boy Just hours earlier in Woolwich, southeast London who was killed in front of horrified onlookers in broad daylight.

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