Man convicted of murdering popular South Shields dad of two
A man has been found guilty of murdering a popular dad-of-two in a Tyneside pub.
Michael Wilson twice punched Ronnie Howard with “full force” in the head before kicking him as he lay unconscious on the floor during a night out in The Prince Edward Pub, in South Shields, earlier this year .
The 31-year-old died within minutes, if not seconds, of the attack after he suffered a traumatic subarachnoid haemorrhage - bleeding on the brain caused by the rupture of an artery.
Wilson, of Hylton Avenue, South Shields, had admitted manslaughter but denied murdering Mr Howard on the grounds he never... read more
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