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Solider's body flown home from Iraq

The body of a soldier from Greater Manchester who died in Iraq is being flown home today. Scott Hetherington from Middleton was serving with the 2nd Battalion, Duke of Lancaster's Regiment.

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Soldier's body flown home from Iraq after shooting

Scott Hetherington Credit: Ministry of Denfence

The body of a soldier from Greater Manchester who died in Iraq is being flown home today.

Scott Hetherington from Middleton was serving with the 2nd Battalion, Duke of Lancaster's Regiment.

The Ministry of Defence say the father of one was shot in a "non combat incident".

An investigation is underway.

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