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Tributes pour in for man killed in a motorbike accident in Koh Samui

According to the UK’s ITV news channel tributes have come pouring in after the death of a popular shop owner who was killed in Koh Samui.

Bob Leedham and his wife Gemma were holidaying in Koh Samui when they were involved in a motorbike accident. It is believed that Gemma is still in hospital.

something sweet 2Mr Leedham was a very well known figure in Hebden Bride in the UK where he ran an old fashioned sweet shop called Something Sweet, local business owner Frances Young said “he was a brilliant bloke”.

The couple only married in March last year, in Borneo, tragedy struck the family once more in September 2012 when Mr Leedham’s son Kevin died of a brain tumor, he was just 36.

Tributes have come pouring in for Mr. Leedham, a passionate Liverpool supporter and local football referee and many flowers have been placed outside his shop.

Mr Leedham and his wife were due to return to the UK today.

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