Friends launch anti-knife filmBy Victoria Corbett
September 26, 2008
Friends of two teenagers who were brutally stabbed to death have produced a DVD to highlight the dangers of carrying a knife.
Following the tragic deaths of Nattawut Meechao, known to friends as T.Wood Nadauld, and Steven Bayliss, the group decided to produce the DVD to teach teenagers about the consequences of carrying knives.
The DVD features interviews with police and role-play to demonstrate what can go wrong if people carry a knife in public.
T.Wood, 14, an Emmbrook School pupil, and Steven, 16, who had just left the school not long before his death, were murdered by their friend Thomas Palmer, who was 18 at the time, in September 2005.
Ruth Cunningham, 19, of Mill Close, is one of the youngsters who have produced the DVD, with help from Thames Valley Police and Crimestoppers.
“It is made by young people, for young people," she said.
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