MH17 crash: Newcastle United fan`s body identified

A Newcastle United fan, who was killed in the MH17 crash, has been identified formally.

London: A Newcastle United fan, who was killed in the MH17 crash, has been identified formally.

Liam Sweeney, 28, was travelling to New Zealand to watch the club play pre-season matches. He was among the 298 passengers on board MH17 who were killed in the crash in Eastern Ukraine on July 17, reported the BBC.

Meanwhile, Sweeney`s parents, Barry and Angela, have said that they are relieved and happy and can now hope to move forward.

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