Barry Sweeney
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MH17 victim Liam Sweeney's father glad son is "coming home"

The father of a man who died on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, says it is good to know that his son is "coming home".

Liam Sweeney was one of 298 people killed when the Amsterdam-to-Kuala Lumpur plane crashed in eastern Ukraine, on 17 July.

The family of the Newcastle United fan said they were "happy and relieved" that his body had been formally identified.

Liam's father Barry, said it was "sad news", but the family could now "look forward" to Liam coming home.

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