The Scotsman

Singer’s grandson stabbed to death


The Specials singer Neville Staple has spoken of the “heartbreak­ing loss” of his grandson, who was stabbed to death aged 21.

Fidel, son of Mr Staple’s daughter Melanie, was rushed to hospital after being stabbed in Coventry on Saturday. A man has been arrested.

Mr Staple, vocalist in the Coventry ska band, wrote on Facebook: “We are truly devastated to announce the heartbreak­ing loss of my grandson Fidel.

“All the family are still shocked by this tragedy.”

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