Wigan dad in submarine tragedy

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A WIGAN dad of four has been shot dead onboard a Royal Navy submarine.

Lt Cdr Ian Molneux, died in the incident on HMS Astute while it was docked in Southampton on a goodwill mission.

Lt Cdr Molyneux died instantly and a second crewman is fighting for his life in hospital.

A sailor is being quizzed by police about the shooting which the police stress is not terrost-linked.

The Ministry of Defence is expected to make a statement later today.

Lt Cdr Molyneux leaves a wife, Gill and four young children.