RAF Airman repatriated today

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 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 Credit: ITV Central

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

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