Briton is killed by muggers

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The Independent Online
A British postal worker was shot dead in front of his fiancee when resisting muggers only hours after the couple had arrived in Florida on holiday.

Police said Keith Thompson, 42, was shot in the chest with a pistol when he tried to stop them taking his wallet. His fiancee, Ann Sole, in her thirties, was with him when he was killed in a hotel car park in Orlando on Saturday, police disclosed. She was last night understood to be returning to Chelmsford, Essex, where they lived.