Colour Sjt Kevin Fortuna
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Colchester soldier killed in Afghanistan praised at inquest

The professionalism of a soldier killed by a Taliban bomb in Afghanistan was praised by a coroner who recorded a verdict of unlawful killing.

Colour Serjeant Kevin Fortuna, 36, from Colchester in Essex, died when a bomb hidden on a farm track exploded.

His family is now raising money for a charity helping wounded servicemen.

  • 23 Feb 2012
  • From the section Essex