Essex man cleared of killing Tenerife tourist

A man from Essex has been cleared of killing a tourist in Tenerife by throwing him overboard from a boat.

Darren Sapstead, 38, from Chelmsford, was acquitted by a jury at a Santa Cruz court in Tenerife.

Garry Walton, 21, of County Waterford, Ireland, drowned in 1996 while on an excursion.

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