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Thomas Davis, Bill’s son paid tribute to his father today, he said:
Investigating officer, Detective Sergeant Rob Bastin described the death of the war veteran Bill Davis, as "tragic" after returning unscathed from Dunkirk and serving in many other conflicts that he should die in his home, a place he should feel safe.
The killer of a war hero who survived the evacuation of Dunkirk has been jailed for life.
Charlotte Frazier-Doody was found guilty of murdering naval hero Bill David in his home last spring, days after his 92nd birthday.
The 36-year-old has never revealed a motive for the brutal murder which took place in Willenhall on April 1st and nothing was stolen from Mr Davis' home.
The court heard how the mother-of-three befriended the war veteran, a neighbour, before beating him to death.
Despite Frazier-Doody, a heroin and crack cocaine addict, pleading her innocence throughout the investigation blood and hair found at the murder scene provided irrefutable DNA evidence.
CCTV footage also showed her shortly after the attack travelling to a nearby street where the court was told she was trying to dispose of blood-stained clothing in a wheelie bin.
She was sentenced today and will serve a minimum of 20 years.
A mother-of-three who bludgeoned to death a 92-year-old war veteran from Walsall has been jailed for a minimum of 20 years.
Jurors reached a unanimous verdict to convict heroin addict Charlotte Frazier-Doody of the murder of Dunkirk hero Bill Davis who served in the Royal Navy throughout World War Two.
Judge John Warner described the killing that took place in Willenhall as: