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Hillsborough inquest: Tribute to Colin Ashcroft

Gary Ashcroft's brother Colin Ashcroft was one of 96 people who died following overcrowding at Hillsborough during the FA Cup semi-final in April 1989

Background statements are being read out in court at the start of the new inquest into the disaster.

Mr Ashcroft read a statement by their mother Janet Russell which described how his brother had overcome health problems to become "a well rounded young man", adding "he had a great future ahead of him, and is greatly missed by his family".

  • 11 Apr 2014
  • From the section UK
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