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Memorial celebration for teenager

Liam Munn
The teenager was found with fatal injuries outside the Halo nightclub

A memorial day has been held for a Nottingham man who died in the city earlier this year.

Liam Munn, 19, died in hospital after being discovered unconscious in the city centre on 18 January. A man has been charged with his manslaughter.

Speeches followed by a football match took place on Sunday at Greenwood Meadows FC, near Lenton Industrial Estate in Nottingham.

Mr Munn, from Nuthall, was found with head injuries outside the Halo club.

'Celebrate passion'

Roger Henry, of Nottingham's Crime and Drugs Partnership, said something positive must come from the situation.

He said: "Rather than just having someone pass away and that's the end of them, let's try and have something which is a yearly sort of remembrance day for the lad.

"We thought it was a good way of getting some closure on it, rather then the morbid side of things that happen, let's celebrate his passion and his life."

Simeon Ferguson, 18, from Montfort Crescent, Nottingham, is due to appear for trial at the city's crown court next month.

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