TRIBUTES have been flowing into Grays Shopping Centre after the tragic death of Kaivon Ohadi.
Kaivon and his family run the Break Bar in the middle of the shopping centre and have become familiar and well known faces in the heart of the community.
Flowers, candles, cards and other mementoes have adorned the side of the cafe area in poignant and loving tribute to the young man.
Grays Shopping Centre has issued the following statement.
A spokesperson said: "We would like to take this opportunity to extend our most heartfelt sympathy to Maureen and Max who tragically lost their son Kaivon last Thursday evening.
"Anyone who has been to the Break Bar will have undoubtedly been impressed by Kaivon’s wonderful customer service and warm cheeky smile.
"Qualities like these are rare nowadays.
"Kaivon had a naturally positive attitude and a selfless nature, and our hope is that everyone who knew Kaivon will now embrace these qualities in their own lives so that his light may shine on".