Amir Khan FaceTimes convicted killer in jail to tell him 'Keep your chin up bro'

Widow's disgust after Amir Khan FaceTimes convicted killer in jail to tell him 'Keep your chin up bro' Boxer, 31, had a FaceTime call with Philip Merry who is in jail for manslaughter  The killer, 31, posted a screenshot of the illegal call on his Instagram story The victim's wife, Clare McKinnon, slammed Khan's behaviour as disgusting Khan claims did not know the person he was calling was a killer or in prison

By Charlie Moore For Mailonline

Published: 01:11 BST, 3 October 2018 | Updated: 01:15 BST, 3 October 2018

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This is a screenshot of the call on the killer's Instagram story

This is a screenshot of the call on the killer's Instagram story

Amir Khan has provoked outrage by chatting to a convicted killer with an illegal phone in jail and telling him: 'Keep your chin up bro.'

The boxer, 31, had a FaceTime call with Philip Merry, who is serving eight years for manslaughter after beating to death father-of-five Steve McKinnon in a pub fight in Leicester in 2014.

Merry, 31, posted a screenshot of the call on his Instagram story with the caption: 'When Amir Khan Facetimes you to say 'Keep your chin up bro'. Big

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