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Hillsborough inquest: Tribute to Stephen O'Neill

Clare Roper pays tribute to her cousin Stephen O'Neill, one of the 96 people who died in the Hillsborough disaster in 1989.

Background statements are being read out in court at the start of the new inquest into the disaster.

Ms Roper read the statement written by Stephen's mother Patricia O'Neill. She said: "Five left the house that day and only three returned. What a waste of a lovely life."

Hillsborough inquests: The 96 who died

  • 30 Apr 2014
  • From the section UK
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