A British dad has confirmed as a victim of the Stockholm terror truck attack as it emerged authorities wanted to deport the asylum-seeking suspect. Chris Bevington, 41, has been named among the four victims of Friday’s atrocity. In a statement, his heartbroken dad described him as a “talented, compassionate and caring” man.

His dad John Bevington said: “We are all devastated by the untimely and tragic death of our talented, compassionate and caring son Chris. A wonderful husband, son, father, brother and close friend to many. The family requests absolute privacy at this incredibly difficult time to mourn his passing in peace.”

Mr Bevington is believed to have worked as a director with music streaming service Spotify was based in Stockholm with his family. Police identified all four victims which include two Swedes and a Belgian as well as Mr Bevington. Their families have all been informed.