Hero Teen Killed in Protecting to His young sister: Khyler Edman Biography, Wiki, Age, Family, Net Worth, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Fast Facts You Need to Know

Khyler Edman Biography

Khyler Edman Biography

Khyler Edman was fatally stabbed Thursday by a man who forced his way into his family’s Port Charlotte, Florida, residence. He killed while protecting his 5-year-old sister from an intruder in Port Charlotte, Florida, on September 26. He was the student of Charlotte High School.

Khyler Edman Age

He was 15 years old.

Edman killed while protecting Sister

He was in the family home, which is located 100 miles south of Tampa, with his sister when “a violent encounter ensued where we believe that teenager was trying to protect the home and protect their younger sibling,” Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Prummell said in a press conference.

Khyler Edman Death Cause

Authorities Have Not Revealed Edman’s Cause of Death.

Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Prummell told WESH-TV it is believed the teenager ‘was trying to protect the home’ and his younger sister, who was unharmed, at the time.

He said: ‘They found that forced entry was made into a doorway and inside that residence, they found a teenager and a young child.

When police went to Edman’s house, they found the teenager dead. His 5-year-old sister was unharmed. Authorities have not revealed Edman’s exact cause of death.

Khyler Edman GoFoundMe

On a GoFundMe page set up to help raise money for Edman’s family, his loved ones wrote that Edman “was only 15 years old and lost his life due to a senseless act of a stranger.” That page has raised more than $49,000.

Edman is described as being “full of life.” His hobbies are listed as being fishing, going to the beach and bike riding with friends.

On the page, his family said: ‘Khyler lost his life being a hero protecting his five-year-old sister when a man broke in our home in Port Charlotte.

‘Please help my family at this time give Khyler a proper burial he deserves, he was only 15 years old and lost his life due to a senseless act of a stranger. My son had a long life ahead of him, that was taken too soon.’

Edman’s Suspect Arrested

Ryan Clayton Cole has been arrested in relation to the crime. The horror unfolded at around 4:00 p.m. on September 26.

Cole is the suspect in both of those burglaries. At the time of writing, Cole is facing charges of burglary and petit theft.

WWSB reports that further charges are expected in the case. CBS12 reports that Cole was identified in a photo line-up by a neighbor. Cole is being held in Charlotte County Jail.

Ryan Cole Bio

Police believe the burglar – who they identified as Ryan Clayton Cole – had ‘received his injuries inside the same residence during a violent encounter’.

Ryan Cole (pictured) is currently charged with burglary of an occupied dwelling and petit theft, police said

On Monday, Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the identity of the teenager.

A statement said: ‘We request that the community and media continue to give the family privacy as they grieve.

‘Detectives are continuing to work closely with the State Attorney’s Office on this investigation.’

Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Khyler Edman found dead inside a home in Port Charlotte after ‘violent encounter’
  • Police had been investigating reports of ‘injured man’ when Khyler’s body found
  • It is believed the teenager was ‘trying to protect the home’ and his younger sister