Ronan Sexton passed away over the weekend in Co Antrim

Liam Neeson is mourning the death of his nephew Ronan Sexton who died over the weekend.

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The Belfast Telegraph reports that Sexton, 35, passed away over the weekend in Cushendall, Co Antrim.

In June 2014, Sexton fell from the top of a phone booth while out with friends in Brighton.

Ronan Sexton (Facebook)

Ronan Sexton (Facebook)

Sussex Police at the time of the accident said in a statement: “Just after 4 am on Sunday, June 22 a 31-year-old Worthing man had climbed on to the top of a telephone kiosk outside Brighton Pier when he fell 20ft to the ground, sustaining a serious head injury.”

“He was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital and was later transferred to Hurstwood Park Hospital in Haywards Heath where he is currently in a critical condition.”

“The man had been enjoying a night out with friends, who were present when he fell, and the incident is not being treated as suspicious.”

“There is no further police investigation.”

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Sexton, the youngest of Neeson’s sister Bernadette’s six children, reportedly never fully recovered from his injuries that night.

Local priest Luke McWilliams said the family has requested privacy at this time.