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A 13-year-old has been charged with the homicide of a younger footballer after he was stabbed in a UK park.

Police have now launched an attraction for info after the loss of life of 16-year-old Kory McCrimmon.

It was after an incident at a park in Glasgow that Kory died after the boy allegedly stabbed Kory on the physique with a knife or bladed article.

He was significantly injured in the course of the incident at Greenfield Park within the Cranhill space of town which occurred at round 8.15pm on Friday, May 31.

Ambulance crews attended and the teenager was rushed to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital the place he died on Sunday afternoon.

Police Scotland confirmed {that a} 13-year-old male was arrested and charged in reference to the loss of life, reviews the Daily Record.

Now the boy, who can’t be named for authorized causes, has appeared at Glasgow Sheriff Court charged with homicide. He made no plea, was dedicated for additional examination and remanded in custody.

Tributes have been paid to Kory by his former soccer membership and others shocked by the tragedy.

Easterhouse Football Academy posted on social media.

The membership stated: “Can’t imagine we’re penning this.

“Today our former player Kory passed away after a knife incident on Friday night. A 16 year old kid that played for our 2008 age group only a few month ago. It’s heartbreaking.

The club added: “We need to try to educate the younger generation about the dangers of carrying a knife and the devastation that it can cause. RIP Kory.”

Tributes were also paid to Kory on the social media site.

One said: “Our Kory. Absolutely devastated.”

Another wrote: “RIP to Kory, your family must be broken into a million pieces. Thoughts are with everyone at this horrific time.”

A third tribute said: “Rip wee man. This world is just getting worse by the minute.”

Detective Inspector William Downie, senior investigating officer, said: “Our thoughts are very much with Kory’s family at what is a very difficult time. They have asked for privacy.

“Our enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances and there will be a continued police presence in the area.

“Extra patrols are being carried out and anyone with concerns should approach an officer.

“There were a lot of people in the park at the time and we are asking anyone who has not already spoken to officers to get in touch.

“If you can assist please call Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 3996 of Friday, May 31, 2024.”