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US shooting: James Kouzaris 'a very popular guy'

Briton James Kouzaris, who was found shot dead while on holiday in Florida, has been described as "very very popular" by his rugby coach.

Peter Bason said he was a good leader and nobody ever had a bad word to say about him.

US detectives are investigating how James Kouzaris, 24, from Northampton, and friend James Cooper, 25, from Warwick, came to be shot dead 50ft from each other in a street in the city of Sarasota.

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with two counts of murder after the university pals were found on Saturday.

  • 18 Apr 2011
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