Tavis Spencer-Aitkens funeral begins in Ipswich
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The funeral of an Ipswich teenager who was stabbed to death is underway.
Family and friends of Tavis Spencer-Aitkens say they plan to make the funeral a celebration filled with colour and energy to mark the passing of a young life taken too soon.
Tavis was fatally stabbed while walking back from the shops in Nacton on Saturday June 2 – leading to an outpouring of grief in the community.
In the days that followed Tavis’s death, scores of young people visited a tree near to where he had been attacked to leave floral tributes and pay their respects.