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THE grandchild of a tragic mobility scooter rider stabbed to death has paid tribute to the “lovely” busker.
Thomas O’Halloran, 87, was attacked in a “shocking act” of “unprovoked violence” in Greenford, West London on Tuesday.
Speaking from her home in Westgate on Sea, near Margate, Cindy O’Neill, 37, one his grandchildren, paid a heart-breaking tribute.
She told The Telegraph: “He was a lovely person. We are in a state of shock.
“It’s terrible. I can’t think straight.”
Linda O’Halloran, one of his nieces in Ennystimon, Co Clare, Ireland, said the family was finding it “very hard” to process.
She said: “We’re the most open-hearted, but this is very hard for my parents.