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Kyle Byfield death: Family pay tribute to stabbing victim

Kyle Byfield Image copyright Thames Valley Police
Image caption Mr Byfield's family said they were "totally devastated and shocked" by his death

The family of a man stabbed to death in Oxfordshire have described him as a "loving and caring, fantastic character".

Kyle Byfield, 23, died in hospital after he was found injured at Jubilee Court, Banbury, on 16 April.

His family said they had been "overwhelmed" by the support from the local community following his death.

Natasha Capell, 26, of Jubilee Court, has been charged with murder and remanded in custody.

In a statement, his parents, Ronnie and Alan Byfield, and girlfriend Laurie Peach said: "We are all totally devastated and shocked by this tragic loss of our beloved Kyle.

"He will be greatly missed by all and forever in our hearts."

An inquest into his death is due to open later at Oxford Coroner's Court.

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