Lockerbie bombing: ‘It took 24 years to find out my son had died’

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Lockerbie bombing: ‘It took 24 years to find out my son had died’

Lockerbie

Carol King-Eckersley’s son was one of the 270 people killed in the 1988 bombing of Pan-Am flight 103 over Lockerbie but it was only this year that she found out he had died.

When her husband died last year Carol King-Eckersley underwent grief counselling and, as part of the process, decided to search for the son she had given up at birth when she was just 19.

She knew the name of the boy, but for 45 years she had kept her promise not to look for him or interfere in his life.

When she searched the internet, her hopes of a reunion with her long-lost son were dashed. She discovered his name on a remembrance page for those killed in the Lockerbie bombing almost 25 years earlier.

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