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Turkish Man Involved In Murder Of Leeds United Fans Apprehended After Ten Years

A Turkish man involved in the murder of two Leeds United fans on the eve of the English club's UEFA Cup semi-final clash with Galatasaray in Istanbul ten years ago has finally been apprehended, according to a report on

Suleyman Gokhan Guven was sentenced to ten years in prison for his part in the murders of Christopher Loftus and Kevin Speight but he had been on the run since the final ruling.

However, he has now been apprehended and will serve his sentence along with three others who have lost their appeals.

Earlier this week it was announced that Ali Umi Demir, Ali Baydar (six years, eight months), Guven (10 years) and Yilmaz Tutush (five years), who were all found guilty in the murder of Kevin and Christopher, had lost their appeal and would return to prison to serve their sentences. Three others were acquitted.

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