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Killers convicted

 
May 23rd 2009
 
Two men were convicted on 16th September for the murder of a homeless man in Kent. Alan Parker, 44, died from multiple injuries including a fractured skull, broken ribs and fractured neck cartilage after Duncan Shelbourne and Kyle Eames viciously attacked him in March last year. Mr Shelbourne, 45, and 21-year-old Mr Eames, who pleaded guilty, will be sentenced for the murder of Mr Parker on 10th October. During the trial, the jury at Maidstone Crown Court was told that Mr Shelbourne and Mr Eames appeared "proud" of what they had done. Prosecutor Oliver Saxby said a witness overheard Mr Shelbourne comment on Mr Parker's head having "squirted like a watermelon". Senior investigating officer Detective Chief Inspector Dean Barnes said the prosecution had "always believed that two people were directly responsible for Mr Parker's murder and, although Duncan Shelbourne refused to acknowledge his part, he has been found guilty".
 
 
 

October 2008

 

Contents

Stop giving free food - a response

The law of the streets - two responses

City move-ons - more responses

Westminster's count

Gatekeeping, Part II

Secret millionaire

Streetmate - a website for the homeless

Dome alone

Orwell's hostel up for sale

Killers convicted

Homeless screening...

Hertfordshire hostel's fate decided

Airport man's sentence

The national smoking ban - a year on

Homelessness in Scotland on the increase

Train to gain

Don't take the high road

Not beg and not clever

Best of the Fest

And so to bed...

Street Shield 1: Arrival

 

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