Wearside soldier repatriated

Sapper Richard Walker, who grew up on Wearside, was killed in Afghanistan two weeks ago and will be repatriated today.

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Full Report: Wearside soldier repatriated

A North East soldier shot dead by a member of the Afghan National Army has been flown home.

Sapper Richard Walker, from Washington, was described by his family as a "proud, patriotic man, who died doing the job he loved."

They were at his repatriation ceremony in Oxfordshire this afternoon. Earlier, veterans here gathered to pay their respects.

You can see the full report from Claire Montgomery below.

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