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Tribute to murdered student

THE family of one of the two medical students stabbed to death in Borneo have spoken of their devastation at the "senseless" killing.

Relatives of Aidan Brunger paid tribute to a "wonderful" young man, saying the murder has "left a massive hole" in their lives.

They said they would remember him as Dr Brunger even though he was unable to complete his studies.

The 22-year-old, from Kent, was killed alongside fellow Newcastle University student Neil Dalton, from Ambergate, in a bar on August 6.

His family said: "The enormous outpouring of love towards Aidan since he died is a lasting testament to the strength of feeling that so many people had towards him. Aidan's family are extremely proud of him and devastated to lose such a funny, kind hearted, considerate and wonderful young man."

Four local men have admitted the killings, according to Malaysian Police. A fifth man, 55, has been arrested.

A hearing is to be held at Derby and South Derbyshire Coroner's Court on Monday.

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