October 28, 2018 / 10:16 PM / 21 days ago

Leicester City soccer club says chairman dies in helicopter crash

LONDON, Oct 28 (Reuters) - Leicester City soccer club chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was among five people who died on a helicopter which crashed on Saturday, the club said on Sunday.

“It is with the deepest regret and a collective broken heart that we confirm our chairman, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, was among those to have tragically lost their lives on Saturday evening when a helicopter carrying him and four other people crashed outside King Power Stadium,” a club statement said.

Reporting by Paul Sandle and Ishita Palli Editing by Matthew Mpoke Bigg

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