Pc convicted of manslaughter of Dalian Atkinson after five-year wait for justice
A police officer has been convicted of the manslaughter of Dalian Atkinson – as the ex-Premier League star’s family criticised the “completely unacceptable” five-year delay in bringing his killer to justice.West Mercia Police Pc Benjamin Monk was slammed by relatives of the former Aston Villa, Sheffield Wednesday and Ipswich Town striker, who said they had been “sickened to hear” the 43-year-old try to minimise his use of a Taser and two kicks to his victim’s head.
The lawyer for Dalian Atkinson's family, Kate Maynard, reads a statement on their behalf, following the sentencing at Birmingham Crown Court of Pc Benjamin Monk to eight years for the ex-footballer's manslaughter.
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Bruno Fernandes believes improving Manchester United will be even better this season as the playmaker looks to bring silverware to a club making impressive moves in the transfer market.Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side finished as Premier League runners-up last term and fell to an agonising penalty shoot-out defeat to Villarreal in the Europa League final in Poland.United are preparing for a new season in a stronger-looking position, having last week completed the £73million acquisition of long-standing target Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund.
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