Man killed best friend with 'one punch' in 'silly' row
A man has been jailed for killing his best friend of 45 years with a single punch during a "silly" row.
Paul Lightowler, 60, died nine days after being hit by Richard Eveleigh, 63, after they had watched Liverpool's Europa League final defeat on 18 May.
Mr Lightowler's family had urged the judge at Liverpool Crown Court not to send Eveleigh, who admitted manslaughter, to prison.
However, Judge Clement Goldstone QC sentenced him to four years in prison.
'One punch' The court heard the men, who were both Liverpool fans, had watched the match and were walking along Gradwell Street in... read more
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