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Oliver Stephens died at the beauty spot near his family’s four-bedroom home in a leafy Berkshire suburb.
The sister of a boy who was stabbed to death in a country park yesterday vowed to ‘get justice’.
Rumors were circulating yesterday that the teenager had been lured into a trap in a disastrous attempt to ‘teach him a lesson’.
A girl and four boys aged 13 and 14 were in custody last night on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder.
He was 13 years old.
Oliver Stephens Killed
Officers were called just before 4 pm on Sunday following reports of a stabbing in Bugs Bottom fields in Emmer Green, two miles north of Reading city center.
Witnesses said passers-by desperately tried to revive Olly while they waited for paramedics. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The park is only 250 yards from the £670,000 home Olly shared with his sister, mother Amanda, who works in HR, and father Stuart, both aged 51.
Parents outside Highdown School, where Olly had been due to rejoin his classmates tomorrow morning, described the killing as ‘utterly senseless’.
Several bouquets of flowers were laid, with one card reading: ‘Dearest Olly, Taken way too soon, you were such a lovely lad. Loved by many. Thinking and sending love to your family at this sad time.’
Headteacher Rachel Cave said staff and students had been left ‘reeling’ by the death of the popular pupil.
Olly’s 16-year-old sister Emilia posted on Instagram: ‘I’m so sorry I failed you, I wish I could have saved you from it all. We will get justice for you my angel.’
n a statement, she said: ‘For a life to be ended at such a young age is a total tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.
‘Many have been deeply affected by this tragedy.’
A young girl who knew Olly at primary school said he had been a big rugby fan’ who had played in the school team.
She added: ‘At his last primary school play he was Gaston from Beauty and the Beast.
‘He had a lot of friends and was a kind and compassionate boy.
Detectives are investigating whether schoolboy Oliver Stephens may have been lured to a beauty spot near his home where he was confronted by his killers.
Police were last night examining phones and computers belonging to Oliver and the young suspects in a bid to establish any possible motive for the shocking killing in the heart of middle England.
A girl and four boys, all aged 13 and 14, are under arrest on suspicion of conspiracy to murder Oliver.