RAF Airman Repatriated

The body of Guardsman Michael Roland has been repatriated to RAF Brize Norton.

RAF Airman repatriated today

Repatriation of Corporal Brent John McCarthy
Repatriation of Corporal Brent John McCarthy Credit: ITV Central

The body of Corporal Brent John McCarthy, from Priorslee was brought back to RAF Brize Norton today.

The 25-year-old was killed when two people wearing Afghan police uniforms opened fire on Saturday at a patrol base in Helmand.

Repatriation of Corporal Brent John McCarthy
Repatriation of Corporal Brent John McCarthy Credit: ITV Central

Friend Claire Millman, from Telford, said: "He was a great brother and a fantastic uncle. His mother and father are incredible parents and my heart pains for them and everyone else that loved him dearly."

Repatriation of Corporal Brent John McCarthy
Repatriation of Corporal Brent John McCarthy Credit: ITV Central

Corporal McCarthy leaves his father John, mother Sarah, sister Jodie, partner Sarah and niece and nephew Miajay and Kyron.