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Wednesday, 11 October, 2000, 14:51 GMT 15:51 UK
Krays finally laid to rest

Large crowds have turned out in London for the funeral of the last member of a syndicate which dominated the British criminal underworld during the 1960s.

Reggie Kray spent most of his later life imprisoned for murder but was released on compassionate grounds shortly before he died from cancer.

But a BBC Correspondent says he cultivated a glamorous image and had many friends from British showbusiness, sport and politics.

Reggie Kray, his twin brother, Ronnie, and older brother, Charlie, were the inspiration for a film about their life which became a box-office success.

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