Cults Academy stabbing: Family pay tribute to 'beloved boy' as 16-year-old boy charged in connection with death of Bailey Gwynne in Aberdeen

Bailey Gywnne, 16, was found bleeding in a corridor on Wednesday and died of his injuries

Lizzie Dearden
Thursday 29 October 2015 15:08
Bailey Gwynne died after being stabbed at school on Wednesday
Bailey Gwynne died after being stabbed at school on Wednesday

The family of a pupil stabbed to death at a school in Aberdeen have paid tribute to their "beloved boy".

Bailey Gwynne suffered serious injuries in an incident at Cults Academy, in the west of the city, on Wednesday and died a short time later in hospital.

In a statement released through Police Scotland, Bailey's family said: ""There are no words.

"Bailey is our beloved boy and our heart. Our hearts have gone with him.

"A special son, brother, grandson and friend - he never failed to make us smile (most of the time). He will always be our boy.

"We don't know what we will do without our junior 'man about the house'.

"We need time now to look after each other and send our love to all those who care for Bailey."

It comes after a 16-year-old boy was charged over the death.

The suspect, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, was arrested in connection with the death of Bailey after he was attacked at Cults Academy.

He is expected to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court on Friday.

Speaking at a press conference, Chief Supt Adrian Watson said police were not looking for anyone else in relation to the attack.

"My heart goes out to the family and friends of Bailey and anyone else who has been touched by this," he added.

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