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Funeral for £1m marathon girl

The funeral of Claire Squires, who collapsed and died close to the end of the London Marathon, has taken place. £1,000,000 has since been raised by donations to Claire's Just Giving page.

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Squires to be buried next to her brother

Claire Squires - who collapsed and died during the London Marathon - will be buried alongside her brother, the Church of England said.

Claire Squires Credit: RAFA/PA Wire

Miss Squires, 30, whose death resulted in an outpouring of generous donations in her name, will be buried at noon on Wednesday at St Andrew's Church in the village of North Kilworth, Leicestershire. She will be buried next to her brother Grant, who died in 2001, aged 25.

The coroner at the inquest into his death recorded an open verdict - it has been reported he was a drug user and was depressed after being involved in a car crash in which his girlfriend was killed.

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