Nigeria: Briton killed before birth of grandchild
The British construction worker apparently killed by terrorists in Nigeria was denied the chance to meet his first grandchild, his family said yesterday.
Brendan Vaughan, 55, was due to become a grandfather with the birth of a baby girl in May, but the “lovable rogue” never had the chance.
The Briton is believed to have been murdered – with six other foreigners – at the hands of captors on Sunday.
The family of Mr Vaughan, who was from Rothwell, Leeds, said he was a man who “lived his life to the full”.
In a statement released through the Foreign Office, they said: “He was a loved father, brother and fiancé who was tragically killed on 10 March, 2013. He has been deprived of meeting his first grandchild, a baby girl to be born in May. Brendan may be gone but will be never forgotten.”
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