The Sun has lost one its finest production journalists with the death at 52 of Ainsley Okoro

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THE Sun has lost one of its finest production journalists with the death of Ainsley Okoro. He was 52.

News sub-editor Ainsley had worked on Fleet Street for almost 20 years and joined us after stints at the Daily Star, Mirror and Financial Times.

Ainsley will be missed by all who knew him

He was a talented all-rounder who could handle hard news and lighter tales with equal ease, and was the most dogged of fact-checkers.

Leeds United fan Ainsley leaves wife Stefania and daughter Maia, seven, who wrote a prayer for his funeral at the weekend.

An extract read:

My father when he died, he’s actually still alive in Heaven, in all of us in our heart, and sometimes it can break us apart.

My father who is in Heaven, always looks after us and always watches us everywhere.

Ainsley, who had also worked for The Voice paper, Yorkshire TV and the BBC, was a great character and an excellent journalist who will be missed by all who knew him.


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