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Funeral planned for Khyler Edman Thursday

Posted at 7:54 AM, Oct 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-03 07:54:22-04

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- The funeral for Khyler Edman will be held Thursday. The Port Charlotte teenager died last week while protecting his little sister when a man broke into their home.

If you would like to pay your respects, the funeral is Thursday at 4 p.m. at 1st Alliance Church on Midway Boulevard in Port Charlotte.

If you'd like to help the family, you can donate to the GoFundMe set up for them, or sign an online guestbook at

You can also send flowers to the family through that site.

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Last week, Khyler was killed when a man broke into their Port Charlotte home and reportedly attacked Khyler and his young sister. 27-year-old Ryan Cole was later found in the neighborhood with stab wounds and taken into custody.

Fox 4 will not be at the funeral in respect to the family's wishes for privacy.