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Colchester schoolboy 'bullied to death'
11:40am Friday 15th March 2013 in News
TRIBUTES have been paid to a 14-year-old Colchester schoolboy who died yesterday.
Ayden Olson, of Philip Morant School, was found dead at his Colchester home at around 7.15am.
Police have said they are not treating his death as suspicious.
Mum Shy Keenan announced the sad news on her Twitter page.
She posted a picture of her son on the site with the message he had been "bullied to death".
Dad Tim Olson, speaking outside the family home, said the family were "in bits" following Ayden's death.
They have asked for privacy at this difficult time.
Friends have been paying tribute to Ayden, saying they were devastated by the news.
A spokesman for Philip Morant and Essex County Council said he was a "much-loved and talented pupil".
They appealed to anyone being bullied to seek support.
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