MH17 crash: Newcastle United fan`s body identified

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

ANI| Last Updated: Aug 06, 2014, 13:26 PM IST

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.