Briton killed in Nigeria was 'a lovable rogue'

Brendan Vaughan, the British construction worker believed to have been killed in Nigeria, was described by his family as "a lovable rogue" who "lived life to the full."

Brendan Vaughan, 55, is believed to have been killed in Nigeria. Credit: Foreign Office

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Family 'shock' at hostage death

Relatives of Brendan Vaughan, the British man killed by terrorists in Nigeria, have said they are shocked by his death. Vaughan was one of seven foreign nationals killed in what Foreign Secretary William Hague has called "cold-blooded murder".