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Award dedicated to dead teenager

Terence Mizen
Terence Mizen with his testimonial from the Royal Humane Society

The uncle of a murdered teenager has received a bravery award for his part in rescuing a man from a burning car.

Terence Mizen, from Ipswich, Suffolk, was among 10 people honoured by the Royal Humane Society.

He said he would dedicate the award to his 16-year-old nephew Jimmy Mizen who died in a south-east London bakery on Saturday, a day after his birthday.

Mr Mizen and David Alberto helped Pc Stewart McIlroy when two cars collided and caught fire in Suffolk in 2006.

Mr Mizen and Mr Alberto received Testimonials on Vellum.

Pc McIlroy had been following a suspect car, near Nacton, when it collided with another car and both vehicles caught fire.

Mr Mizen and Mr Alberto helped the police officer pull one of the drivers, who was unconscious, through the car window.

Pc McIlroy, who also saved two other people from the accident, received a Bronze Medal.


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