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Tom Kirwan Trust launched in memory of knife victim

The family of a fatal knife crime victim are launching a charitable trust on the first anniversary of his death.

Tom Kirwan, 23, who worked in a factory in Shropshire, was stabbed near the Uberra Club in Wolverhampton on 8 July.

The trust will raise money for Victim Support and a foundation educating young people about knife crime.

His girlfriend, Jade Elwell told the BBC's Ben Godfrey that knowing no-one is serving time for his murder "means it's even more heartbreaking".

  • 07 Jul 2013
  • From the section England