SON OF LOCKERBIE ORPHAN GETS £18m
‘But he’d rather have dad’
THE last surviving member of a family destroyed by the Lockerbie bombing has inherited £18million.
Luke Nesfield, 21, was the sole beneficiary of a trust fund following the death of his father.
Dad Steven Flannigan was dubbed the Orphan of Lockerbie when his family home was destroyed in the 1988 atrocity, killing his parents and sister.
Steven, who was not in the family home when it was obliterated by plane debris, died in 2000, meaning Luke was in line for massive compensation when he turned 21.
Luke now lives on a remote sheep farm on the outskirts of Lockerbie. His 74-year-old maternal gran Valerie Stevenson said: “The truth is he doesn’t really care about the money.
“He’d give his eye teeth to have his dad back. The disaster still affects our whole family 30 years on.”
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