The family of Jay Fathers, who died in Walshs Manor, Stantonbury, Milton Keynes, on New Years’ Day have released the following tribute.

It comes after officers were called out to reports of a fight in the early hours of Friday, January 1.

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Sadly, the 18-year-old died in hospital and an unnamed 49-year-old man suffered serious injuries in the incident.

Following his death, Callum Aylett, 21, who is also from Walshs Manor, Stantonbury, Milton Keynes, was charged on January 3, with one count of murder and one count of attempted murder.

Aylett appeared before Milton Keynes Magistrates’ Court on Monday, January 4.

In their emotional statement, Jay's family said: "Our handsome, cheeky little boy Jay.

“Life has stopped for us all.

"Never did we have to expect to feel heartache and pain like this.

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“A piece of our hearts was tragically ripped away in such a cruel and sickening way.

“Jay was an 18-year-old boy, our boy, just starting his life as a young man and ready to show us all what a great man he planned to be.

“Those dreams, those hopes, those wishes, have all been taken away.

“Jay, you would light up any room you walked in with that cheeky smile of yours.

“You loved your football, your music, festivals, and so much more.

“You are our only son, our only brother, our only uncle.

“How can we be complete now that a piece of our puzzle is missing forever?

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“You loved going on your little adventures, but this is one we wish you didn’t have to take alone.

“Until we see you again, our beautiful boy, we love you to the moon and back and so much more.

“Another senseless stabbing, when will they stop?”