BANGKOK: The body of Australian cricketing nice Shane Warne is due to be flown back to his hometown of Melbourne on Thursday (Mar 10) morning from Bangkok airport, in accordance to a Thai police supply and airport officers.
A coffin wrapped within the Australian flag was carried out of the morgue in Bangkok the place his body had been held and right into a automotive. Warne’s body was due to go away Bangkok airport on a flight at 8am native time, the sources mentioned.
Warne died final Friday on the age of 52 whereas on vacation on the Thai island of Koh Samui. Local authorities mentioned that Warne died of a suspected coronary heart assault and congenital illness.
Warne will be buried at a personal household funeral, and a state memorial service will be held on the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on the night of Mar 30, the premier of his residence state Victoria introduced on Wednesday.
Tributes from internationally have continued to pour in for Warne since his loss of life, with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison calling him “one of our nation’s greatest characters”.
Born and bred in Melbourne, Warne took his 700th check wicket in entrance of a crowd of 89,155 on the MCG throughout the fourth Ashes Test in opposition to England on Boxing Day in 2006. A stand on the floor will be renamed in his honour.
Source : channelnewsasia.com