Body of Chichester chef who died in Syria recovered

The body of a Chichester chef who died fighting in Syria has been recovered, according to the Foreign Office.

Tuesday, 17th January 2017, 4:32 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th June 2018, 6:45 pm
Undated picture, taken from Facebook, of Ryan Lock, 20, from Chichester, West Sussex, who is reported to have been killed fighting against Islamic State in Syria. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday January 3, 2017. See PA story DEATH Syria. Photo credit should read: /PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder. PPP-170301-115203001

Ryan Lock, 20, was killed on December 21 during a battle for the IS stronghold of Raqqa.

A Foreign Office spokesperson said: “Our sympathies are with Ryan Lock’s family at this very difficult time.

“We are in contact with them and have provided advice to them on repatriation of his body.”