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Gazza attends nephew's funeral in Gateshead

Paul Gascoigne has attended the funeral of his nephew, who was found dead at a Gateshead flat nearly two weeks ago.

Jay Kerrigan, who was a music lover, died aged 22 Credit: Family Photograph

Jay, who was 22, was a music lover, and had suffered from poor mental health. Family and friends came to pay their respects at his funeral, which took place in Dunston, Gateshead, this lunchtime.

Paul Gascoigne (centre) helped to carry his nephew's coffin into the church.

Paul Gascoigne helped to carry his nephew's coffin into the the church, to the sound of Pink Floyd's 'Shine on You Crazy Diamond'.

Jay's mother Anna thanked people who had sent messages of support from around the world.