Family's floral tributes to Leeds United fan run over and killed in mob attack

Lifelong Leeds United fan Jonathan Binns, aged 32, was killed in the attack
Lifelong Leeds United fan Jonathan Binns, aged 32, was killed in the attack
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The family of a Leeds United fan who was killed after an incident outside a pub paid tribute to their lost loved one.

Jonathan Binns, a dad and Leeds United fan, was found with serious injuries on The Town, in Thornhill, Dewsbury.

Today eight men were sentenced to 30 years in jail over his killing

The 32-year-old, from Ings Crescent, also in Thornhill, was taken to hospital but died shortly afterwards.

His father, David Binns, said after his death in 2017: “As a family we are still coming to terms with what has happened to Jonathan.

“He was a much loved son and dedicated father to his own child. He was also a devoted Leeds United fan.

“We would like to thank the local community for all their continued support."

The incident happened outside the Scarborough pub, where Jonathan was a regular customer.

Dozens of bunches of flowers were laid in its car park in his memory.

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