Funeral of Cpl Brent McCarthy held after Afghanistan shooting

Cpl Brent McCarthy Cpl McCarthy had been providing security at a base in the Lashkar Gah area of Helmand province

The funeral has taken place of an RAF serviceman from Shropshire who died this month in Afghanistan.

Cpl Brent McCarthy, 25, from Telford, was killed alongside 27-year-old L/Cpl Lee Davies, of 1st Battalion Welsh Guards, on 12 May.

They had been providing security at a base in the Lashkar Gah area of Helmand province when they were shot by members of the Afghan police force.

The funeral was held at St Nicholas Church in Codsall.

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