Brother of TV actress predicted his death

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  • Stabbed Ben Kinsella predicted own death in school essay

    Ben Kinsella, the brother of ex-Eastenders actress, Brooke, predicted his own death in a school essay he wrote just weeks earlier.

    The murdered school boy, who was stabbed to death in the early hours of Sunday morning, described remarkable similarities to his own death in a creative-writing essay that was found among his belongings.

    His story read: ‘I’ve been stabbed. Three times in the chest, twice in the back. Once in the gut for good measure. The pavement feels so very cold on my so very punctured back.’

    Kinsella was described as an A-grade student who had hopes to become a graphic designer. It emerged yesterday that he had attempted to defend his friends who got into an argument outside an Islington pub in North London after a night out together.

    Police believe four youths stabbed Kinsella numerous times. His sister Brooke, who played Kelly Taylor in the BBC soap, made a statement yesterday saying: ‘Ben really was one of the kindest and gentlest boys God created. He had a heart of gold.

    Kinsella’s death is the seventeenth teenager to die in a violent London attack this year.

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