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Body of Cricket Great Shane Warne Arrives Back in Australia

In this image made from video, a van leaves Thai Police Forensic Institute with the body of Australian cricket great Shane Warne and taken an international airport in Bangkok Thailand, Thursday, March 10, 2022. Warne, who died last Friday while holidaying with friends on Samui Island in the south of Thailand, is being flown back to his hometown of Melbourne by private jet later Thursday. (AP Video via AP)
In this image made from video, a van leaves Thai Police Forensic Institute with the body of Australian cricket great Shane Warne and taken an international airport in Bangkok Thailand, Thursday, March 10, 2022. Warne, who died last Friday while holidaying with friends on Samui Island in the south of Thailand, is being flown back to his hometown of Melbourne by private jet later Thursday. (AP Video via AP)
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Melbourne, Australia (AP) -- The body of cricket great Shane Warne is back in Australia.

Just before dawn outside Bangkok his coffin — draped in an Australian flag — was put into an ambulance at the Thai Police Forensic Institute and driven to an international airport. A private jet flew Warne’s body back to his hometown of Melbourne, landing at Essendon airport about 10 hours later.