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Son of Barking hero Bobby Moore is found dead

PUBLISHED: 18:29 29 July 2011 | UPDATED: 09:55 04 August 2011

The son of football legend Bobby Moore was found dead at home.

Dean Moore’s family today paid tribute to their beloved relative after the “unexplained” death in Notting Hill. He was 43.

Bobby Moore, of Barking, took England to victory in the 1966 world cup at Wembley Stadium.

The Moore family said: “We are deeply shocked and distraught at the sudden passing of our beloved Dean.

“We will, along with many, many others, miss his warmth, kindness, generosity and most of all his wonderful sense of humour and big heart.”

The Met police said officers were called to an address in St Charles Square by medics and Mr Moore was pronounced dead at the scene on Wednesday. They are not looking for any suspects.

Bobby died from cancer aged 51 in 1993. The West Ham United defender fathered Dean and daughter Roberta with his first wife Tina.

The club’s supporters expressed their sympathy for the Moore family on internet forums.

One fan wrote: “He seemed a very nice lad, may he rest well and enjoy the catch up with his dad. My deepest sympathy too all those on here that knew him.”


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