Leicester man dies in Barcelona

Joe Smith from Leicester died while on holiday in Barcelona, reportedly without travel insurance.

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Friends hit fundraising target to bring Joe Smith home

Friends and family of tragic Leicester barman Joe Smith have hit the £4,000 target needed to bring his body home.

Joe died while on holiday in Barcelona, with reports suggesting he was injured in a lift accident and did not have travel insurance.

The fundraising page for barman Joe Smith, who died on holiday in Barcelona Credit: Go Fund Me
The campaign has now managed to reach the target Credit: ITV Central

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Fundraising hits £3500 target

A fundraising page set up in memory of Joe Smith from Leicester, who died while on holiday in Barcelona, has reached £3505.

222 people have made the pledges in just 15 hours.

He was reportedly abroad without travel insurance and the money raised will pay to bring his body back to the UK.

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