Life in prison for two men convicted of homeless killing

First published in Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author by , Senior reporter. Call me on (01865) 425373

THE two men convicted of murdering homeless man Denis Witney have been sentenced to life in prison.

Both Wayne Cattell and Daniel McCollin were today ordered to spend a minimum of 17 years in prison for an assault which took place last November inside a house in St Clement's, in Oxford.

Sentencing the two men Judge Patrick Eccles said they were guilty of a "vicious, unrestrained attack on a helpless man" which had caused great pain to his family.

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