Family remember British hostage believed killed in Nigeria
LONDON (AFP) - The family of a British hostage believed to have been killed by his Nigerian captors said on Monday that he had been "deprived of meeting his first grandchild."
Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Sunday that Brendan Vaughan, 55, from Leeds in northern England, was "likely to have been killed" along with six other foreigners.
In a statement issued by the Foreign Office, Vaughan's family described the construction worker as "a lovable rogue" who "lived his life to the full and on his own terms.
"He has been deprived of meeting his first grandchild, a baby girl to be born in May," they said.