Teen star Liam Payne devastated after sister's boyfriend is killed

One Direction heartthrob Liam Payne is still in shock after his sister Nicola’s boyfriend lost his life on New Year’s Day.

Former soldier Craig Glaze died after a confrontation with Nicola’s ex Martin Gannon, who has now been charged with manslaughter.

‘This is a real tragedy and has really upset Liam,’ says a source.

‘The pair were both friends of the Payne family and it has left them all devastated that one of them has been killed and the other arrested.’

Craig, 25, and Martin, 24, had both supported 17-year-old Liam during his X Factor live performances with new boy band One Direction in November and December.

‘This year was supposed to be the best of Liam‘s life when the band made it to super-stardom,’ the insider tells the Sunday Mirror, ‘but this was the worst possible start to the New Year.’

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