SON OF LOCKER­BIE OR­PHAN GETS £18m

‘But he’d rather have dad’

Daily Star - - NEWS - By MARK CHAN­DLER [email protected] 15 years ago… Rugby hero pa­rade. 29 years ago…Cor­rie vil­lain dies. 51 years ago… Racism banned. 77 years ago… US en­ters World War Two. 285 years ago… UK’s first UFO?

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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TRAGEDY: Steven

GRIEF: Luke at 11

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