Spence family tragedy - 'extraordinary men' buried


Three members of the Spence family who died in a farming accident in County Down have been described at their funeral as "best friends".

Emma Rice was speaking during a service for her father Noel Spence, 58, and her brothers Ulster rugby player Nevin, 22 and Graham, 30.

They were overcome by slurry gas at their farm in Hillsborough on Saturday.

Among the mourners were figures from the farming and sporting communities.

Claire Savage reports for BBC Newsline.

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