Soldier killed in Afghanistan to be repatriated today

Sapper Richard Walker died two weeks ago Credit: Ministry of Defence

The body of Sapper Richard Walker, who died in a shooting in Afghanistan two weeks ago, is being repatriated later. The 23 was originally from Leeds but lived on Wearside.


Wearside soldier repatriated

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