Body of Tunisia attack victim Stuart Cullen, from Suffolk, flown home

The coffin of Stuart Cullen is carried from the RAF C-17 at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire.

The coffin of Stuart Cullen is carried from the RAF C-17 at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire. - Credit: PA

The body of Suffolk man Stuart Cullen, one of 38 people killed in the Tunisian terror attack, has been returned to Britain today.

Mounted police officers patrol on the beach of Sousse, Tunisia. Inset image of Stuart Cullen.

Mounted police officers patrol on the beach of Sousse, Tunisia. Inset image of Stuart Cullen. - Credit: AP

Mr Cullen, from Lowestoft, was among the final five victims of the mass shooting to be returned home by RAF C-17 aircraft.

The 52-year-old was one of 30 Britons killed in the attack on a beach in Sousse on Friday, June 26.

The Foreign Office confirmed the final five bodies being repatriated today are Mr Cullen, Lisa Burbidge, Christopher Dyer, Bruce Wilkinson and Claire Windass. They will arrive at RAF Brize Norton at about 3pm.

It is believed Mr Cullen died instantly. His wife, Christine, received injuries but has returned home to Suffolk.


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Allison Heathcote, 48, of Felixstowe, was flown home on Monday night and remains in a critical but stable condition at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.

She sustained five gunshot wounds – three to her upper and lower torso, one to her right arm and one to her shoulder. Her husband of 30 years, Philip Heathcote, 52, was also among the dead.

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