Family Release Tribute To Murdered Son
18 April 2011, 16:46 | Updated: 18 April 2011, 17:12
The family of James Kouzaris - who was found murdered in Florida - have released a statement following their son's death.
Detectives are investigating how 24-year-old Mr Kouzaris from Northampton and his university friend James Cooper, 25, from Warwick came to be shot dead in a rundown neighbourhood in Sarasota early on Saturday 16 April 2011.
A 16-year-old boy's been charged with their murder.
James Kouzaris' family said:
"James was a wonderful son.
"We loved him so much and we can't believe he has gone.
"We are absolutely devastated and in a state of complete shock.
"We ask that the media respect our privacy at this immensely traumatic time."