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Hillsborough inquest: Tribute to Christopher Devonside

1 May 2014 Last updated at 09:32 BST

Barry Devonside pays tribute to his son cousin Christopher Devonside, one of the 96 people who died in the Hillsborough disaster in 1989.

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

Barry Devonside read the statement written by Christopher's mother Jacqueline. She wrote: "His life ended abruptly, prematurely and unnecessarily because of the failings of others."

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