We owe it to their families to ensure nobody is a victim of knife crime - the YEP says
Behind each of their faces is a grieving family left struggling to comprehend the enormity of their heartbreaking deaths.
Today we feature the faces and stories of those who have lost their lives to knife attacks over the last five years.
They are not just another statistic – their personal stories serve as a tragic reminder about the impact of knife crime and those who are left behind.
It comes after the Yorkshire Evening Post launched its Saving Lives After Lockdown campaign which aims to look at preventing an upsurge in knife crime post-lockdown.
It follows a stark warning from educators over fears that young people are more susceptible to being groomed by gangs as they spend more time indoors and online.
The scars of knife crime run deep, both for those who are victims but also for their heartbroken families.
And that’s why this is so important – no family should ever have to go through this pain.
We owe it to them.
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