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Police have welcomed the guilty verdicts for Smith and Church today.
Two men have been found guilty of murdering 20-year-old Joshua Hirst in Mirfield in August last year.
Joe Church, 21, of Mirfield and Arron Smith, 18, of Emley were found guilty by a jury at Leeds Crown Court today.
A 20-year-old man from Horbury was found not guilty of murder or manslaughter.
Joshua was stabbed on Hepworth Lane on 3rd August and died in hospital a short time later.
Church and Smith are due to be sentenced at Leeds Crown Court next week.