John Howard pays respects to cricket great Shane Warne
Former prime minister John Howard has paid tribute to cricket legend Shane Warne.
The 52-year-old’s body has been transported from the holiday island of Ko Samui to the Thai mainland where an autopsy has been carried out.
The family has accepted a Victorian state funeral.
Mr Howard told Ben Fordham he was in “utter shock” when he heard of his passing.
“We saw quite a bit of each other.
“He was a very personable man. I always enjoyed meeting him and chatting about things.”
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