paid to former Burnham-On-Sea school pupil after stabbing
have been paid to a 24 year-old former Burnham-On-Sea resident
who has died after being stabbed in Bristol.
Cox was attacked at an address in Egerton Road, Bishopston on
Avon and Somerset Police spokeswoman said he was taken to hospital
but died shortly afterwards.
lived with his family in Highbridge Road, Burnham for several
years and attended Brent Knoll Primary School and Burnham's St
Joseph's Primary School.
was also a pupil at Highbridge's King Alfred School and studied
at Bridgwater College before moving to Bristol.
Burnham friend, Jess Wharton, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Rob
was a very kind, fun guy and was always very happy. It's an absolute
shock and such a shame."
friend, Kirsty Louise Hembery, added: "We shared some fun
times. He was always a good laugh and fun to be around. He was
shy until he got to know you, but after that would be more relaxed."
41-year-old Bristol man has been arrested and charged with murder.
He appeared before Bristol Magistrates on Monday and his case
was moved to Bristol Crown Court, where the next hearing will
be held today (Wednesday). He will appear again on September 4th
for a preliminary hearing before a plea and case management hearing
on November 18th.
Robert Cox and, above, the scene of the stabbing in Bristol