Family of Philip Tron release statement ahead of funeral

Philip Tron Credit: Family photograph

The family of Philip Tron, who died in the Manchester attack, has released a statement ahead of his funeral.

Philip was a 32-year-old water conservation engineer from Gateshead. He was at the arena with his partner's daughter Courtney Boyle who was 19. Courtney was laid to rest on June 9.

In the statement, Philip is described as 'funny, thoughtful and loving'.