Last surviving parent of Bloody Sunday parents passes away

The last surviving parent of Derry's Bloody Sunday dead died on Sunday.

84-year-old Lawrence McElhinney, died after a short illness. His son Kevin was 17 years of age when he was shot dead by the Army in January 1972.

Mr McElhinney was the only parent to survive to see the Saville report published. It cleared all those who were killed or injured.

Speaking on behalf of the Bloody Sunday families, John Kelly said the death of Mr McElhinney was "the end of an era".....

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