Dean Evans: 'Courageous son' died fighting IS
A British man who died fighting the so-called Islamic State in Syria has been described by his stepfather as "courageous, not stupid".
Dean Evans, 22, from Reading, died in July in the Syrian city of Manbij, after joining the People's Defence Units (YPG), a Kurdish military group.
His stepfather Steve Howell told the Victoria Derbyshire programme his stepson was "a martyr".
And both he and Dean's stepmother Tracey are "proud of what he did".
In their first television interview, the Howells said their stepson was "prepared to stand up for what he believed... read more
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