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Heartbreaking moment 17-month-old boy helps to BURY his own father at funeral is released in bid to show tragic consequences of knife crime Carter Bagshaw is seen holding the shovel as he spreads soil over Lewis's coffin The toddler said 'Daddy' during the September 18 funeral in front of his family The image was released to combat knife crime, which has torn families apart Carter's mother, said she wanted to 'stop just one person from picking up a knife' Mr Bagshaw died from stab wounds during a vicious attack in Sheffield, in July Jervaise Bennett, from Shirecliffe, Sheffield, and a boy, 16, charged with murder

By James Gant For Mailonline

Published: 00:43 BST, 1 October 2019 | Updated: 00:43 BST, 1 October 2019

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A heartbreaking picture has emerged of a 17-month-old boy helping gravediggers bury his murdered father.

Carter Bagshaw is seen holding the shovel handle as he spreads soil over 21-year-old Lewis's coffin in Shiregreen cemetery, Sheffield.

The toddler said 'Daddy' during the September 18 funeral in front of family and friends.

Carter Bagshaw is seen holding the shovel handle as he spreads soil over 21-year-old Lewis's coffin in Shiregreen cemetery, Sheffield

Carter Bagshaw is seen holding the shovel handle as he spreads soil over 21-year-old Lewis's coffin in Shiregreen cemetery, Sheffield

Mr Bagshaw with Olivia Keeley, Carter's mother

The toddler said 'Daddy' during the September 18 funeral in front of family and friends

The toddler said 'Daddy' during the September 18 funeral in front of family and friends. Left: Mr Bagshaw with Olivia Keeley, Carter's mother

The image was released in a bid to combat knife crime, which has torn families such as Carter's apart.

Olivia Keeley, 20, Carter's

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