A man has been found guilty of murdering Jamie McMahon in a churchyard in Northampton.
The 26-year-old was left for dead at St Giles' Church in October last year. 19-year-old Mark Lewis had already admitted robbery and murder but the jury had to decide if Michael Francis, who's 33, was also guilty.
He had admitted being in the graveyard on the night but denied being part of the attack. The jury, who retired yesterday afternoon, today found him guilty of murdering Jamie.
In court, the public gallery was packed with Jamie's family and friends. Many held hands and sobbed as the verdict was read out.The judge, Mr Justice Mayo, said Lewis and Francis will both receive life sentences. He will set the minimum term on the 1st of August.
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