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GUARDIAN – Ten-year-old Hillsborough victim remembered at inquest

Inquest hears from mother of Jon-Paul Gilhooley, cousin of footballer Steven Gerrard and youngest victim of the disasterThe youngest of the 96 people who died at Sheffield Wednesday’s Hillsborough football ground in 1989, Jon-Paul Gilhooley, who was ten years old and the cousin of footballer Steven Gerrard, has been remembered in an emotional statement by his mother, Jackie, at the new inquest into the disaster.Recalling a happy son, named after Pope John Paul II, who loved his large extended family and whose brother Ronnie, then 14, never got over his death, Jackie Gilhooley said she knew instinctively before 3:30pm on the day of Hillsborough that Jon-Paul had died. Continue reading…

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