Kenneth Cameron’s son Stephen was stabbed to death on the M25 by gangster Kenneth Noye in 1996 and now one source claims Kenny Noye has “Kenneth’s blood on his hands” too
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Evil Kenny Noye was yesterday accused of “notching up another victim” after the heartbroken father of the man he murdered in a road rage attack died suddenly.
Kenneth Cameron never got over the loss of his son, Stephen, who gangster Noye stabbed to death in 1996.
He suffered another devastating blow when wife Toni died in 2016.
Her ashes were secretly buried by him next to their son.
Kenneth, 75, was found at his retirement home in Ashford, Kent, and pronounced dead at a nearby hospital on March 15.
An inquest has been opened and added until June 6.
While there is no suggestion Noye was directly involved in his death, a source said: “Noye has Kenneth’s blood on his hands.”
They added: “It is the final tragic chapter in the story of the Cameron family whose lives were torn apart by the senseless killing of Stephen.
“Kenneth never got over Stephen’s death, but it got worse when Toni died.
“Noye didn’t physically kill Kenneth in the same way he did Stephen, but the impact of what he did haunted him.
“Noye has notched up another victim, even though this time he didn’t use a knife.”
After killing 21-year-old Stephen in May 1996 Noye went on the run and became Britain’s most wanted man.
Following an international manhunt he was arrested two years later when Stephen’s fiancée, Danielle Cable, helped identify him in a Spanish restaurant.
Noye was jailed in 2000 for life with a minimum term of 16 years – before being controversially freed in June 2019.
In 2020, he was seen at the M25 interchange in Swanley, Kent, where he stabbed Stephen.
Speaking at the time Kenneth said: “It’s like Noye’s walking on Stephen’s grave. I feel sickened that he has gone back to the place where he took my son’s life.”
A source said Noye’s release “broke Kenneth’s heart”. He added: “It brought it all back and he could never understand the injustice.”
Noye had already served a 14-year term for handling gold bullion from the £26.3million Brink’s-Mat robbery in 1983.
He was out on license when he killed Stephen.
Police finally tracked him down to Barbate on the Costa del Sol. Danielle – just 17 at the time of Stephen’s murder – was flown out to identify Noye and he was arrested the following day.
She gave evidence during his trial and is still living under the witness protection scheme for her safety.
Noye, now 74, had previously been cleared of the 1985 killing of undercover policeman John Fordham, on self defense grounds.
He made the same claim in relation to his attack on Stephen, but jurors convicted him of murder.
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Following his release it emerged Noye had been staying at his younger lover’s home and he was seen driving a £25,000 4×4.
Speaking at the time Kenneth said: “He’s laughing in the face of justice.”
Toni, 73, died after contracting a superbug. Kenneth revealed that in 2016 he had interred his wife’s ashes next to Stephen’s remains of her.
He said: “They were so close in life that it seemed right to put them together in death.
“We had a ceremony at Stephen’s grave and interred her ashes with him.”
It is understood Kenneth’s funeral will be held after Easter.