“Cowardly act”: Family responds to murder of Dutch kickboxer Tyson Haynes

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A "cowardly act" is what caused the death of 26-year-old kickboxer Tyson Haynes in Arnhem during the early hours of Tuesday morning, his brother Patrick said in an interview with the Gelderlander. 

Haynes was e by his brother-in-law early on Tuesday morning. The two were fighting because the brother-in-law abused Haynes' sister, according to the newspaper.

That night Tyson sent his brother a text message saying, loosely translated from Dutch slang, "that bastard beat Jamie-Lee", Patrick said to the newspaper. Tyson went to confront brother-in-law Jeery, resulting in a brawl at Velperpoort station. According to Patrick, Jerry got pounded by kickboxer Tyson.

The two clashed a second time when Jerry showed up at Tyson's home. He had a gun with him and shot and killed Tyson.

"He shot deliberately. My brother was hit three times. If only I had seen Tysons texts. I could have held him back", Patrick said to the Gelderlander. "He never expected that Jerry would have a weapon. Unfortunately Jerry used that gun. Now all our lives are completely upside down. What a lot of pain. So much grief."