Clayton Williams: The 'grim' existence of a weed-smoking killer
The man who killed PC Dave Phillips was a druggie, a thief and a burglar whose sad existence saw him drift from sofa to sofa.
Homeless Clayton Williams never went to high school and even those responsible for defending him accepted he was “no angel”.
But they also argued he was not a murderer - and ultimately convinced his murder trial jury they were right.
Over the course of Williams’ Manchester Crown Court case the jury was given a startling description of the world it was claimed he was part of.
Said to have been smoking cannabis from the age of six, he used between £60 and £100 of weed... read more
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