Thousands Expected To Attend Vigil For Stephen Sutton

Thousands of people are expected to attend a vigil for the late cancer fundraiser Stephen Sutton, who died aged 19 after he was diagnosed with terminal cancer aged 15.

He raised more than £3m for charity.

His mother, Jane Sutton said the service, which will be at the Lichfield Cathedral, would be a celebration of his life.

At 6pm Stephen's coffin will be brought by a horse-drawn carriage to the cathedral, where it will be laid.

The cathedral will remain open until midnight for people to pay their respects and will reopen at 07.00 on Friday before a public ceremony at 3pm. A private family funeral will take place later.


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