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Two men to be sentenced for murder of mother-of-two

Two men convicted of murdering a mother-of-two from Coventry will be sentenced today.

Hayley Pointon Credit: ITV News

Hayley Pointon was shot dead on the doorstep of her boyfriend's house in Hinckley in 2013.

Aaron Newman and Aaron Power were convicted of her murder on Friday. They denied killing her.

Aaron Newman and Aaron Power Credit: Leicestershire Police

Another man, Dylan Whitty, who was found guilty of assisting an offender, will be sentenced in September.

Read: Hayley Pointon murder - Timeline of how it happened

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Overnight closures on A46 Coventry Eastern Bypass

Drivers are being warned there will be overnight closures on the A46 Coventry Eastern Bypass from tonight.

Until 16th August the road will be closed southbound from Binley Woods roundabout towards Tollbar roundabout Credit: Google Maps

Until 16th August the road will be closed southbound from Binley Woods roundabout towards Tollbar roundabout from 8pm to 6am.

It is while work is carried out to raise the level of a stretch of road at Tollbar roundabout.

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Family pay tribute to murdered mother Hayley Pointon

The family of murdered mother-of-two Hayley Pointon have paid tribute to her.

Hayley Pointon Credit: Leicestershire Police

It comes after Aaron Power and Aaron Newman from Coventry were found guilty of her murder. She was shot dead on her boyfriend's doorstep.

It has been a soul destroying two and a half years since Hayley’s death. This verdict although the one we needed and Hayley deserves is now only the start to us rebuilding our shattered lives without Hayley there. She can never be replaced in our lives and therefore we feel that there can never be any true justice for Hayley and her children.”

– Kerry Pointon, Hayley's mother

Guilty verdict sends 'no guns on streets of Leicester' message

Leicestershire police have said the conviction of two men found guilty of murdering a mother from Coventry sends a message that guns will not be tolerated.

Hayley Pointon was killed by mistake in February 2013 in Hinckley.

Aaron Power and Aaron Newman denied killing her. They will be sentenced on Monday.

Detective Chief Inspector Tony Yarwood said they want information on the whereabouts of the gun.

Pair found GUILTY of murder of mum Hayley Pointon

Two men from Coventry have been found guilty of murdering a mother-of-two from Coventry who was shot dead on her boyfriend's doorstep.

Hayley Pointon Credit: ITV Central News

Hayley Pointon was killed by mistake in February 2013 in Hinckley.

Aaron Power and Aaron Newman denied killing her. They will be sentenced on Monday.

Another man Dylan Whitty was found guilty of assisting an offender, three others Jamie Simpson, Craig Adamson and Matthew Dicey were found not guilty of assisting an offender.

Whitty will be sentenced on 8th September.

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