THE heartbroken mother of a young student found dead at a car park has spoken of a son who was loved by everyone.
Christopher Noel, of Benjamin Road, High Wycombe, was found lying at the bottom of Dovecot multi-storey car park, near Sainsbury's in Dovecot Road, High Wycombe, with a wound to the head, just after 5am last Tuesday.
A post mortem found he died of multiple skull fractures and a head injury and an inquest was opened and adjourned on Friday. Police are not treating the death as suspicious.
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The 18-year-old's mother Velma said: "There was something special about him. Chris was loved by everyone he had contact with."
Tributes have been pouring in for the bright Henley College student and Peter Allen, the college's vice principal, said fellow students were deeply upset. He added: "He was an extremely popular young man with both staff and his peers a very good student with every chance of going on to university.
Christopher, whose father died in 1988, was studying A-levels in English language, psychology and information technology.
Christopher was born in High Wycombe and attended Hamilton Combined School in Priory Road, High Wycombe.
Before moving to Henley College, Christopher attended High Wycombe's John Hampden Grammar School where he gained ten GCSEs.
Headteacher Stephen Nokes said staff remembered a 'very bright' and talented young man who excelled in sports.
As well as, football Christopher played county basketball. He loved garage music and keeping fit.
Christopher leaves an older brother, Shane, who lives at the family home, and an older sister who lives in Belgium.