Lincoln murder: life sentences

Two men have been given life sentences for murdering a 70-year-old man. Sonny Gray was tortured with boiling water before money and jewellery was stolen from his home.

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Sonny Gray murder trial jury hears how his daughter saw him in agony after the attack

Sonny Gray Credit: ITV Central

A jury in the trial of two men accused of murdering a 70-year-old man has heard that his grandaughter saw him in agony shortly after he was attacked.

The prosecution claims 3 men beat Sonny Gray and poured hot water over him before fleeing his home in Lincoln with jewellery and cash.

Sonny Gray's home Credit: ITV Central

Mr Gray's granddaughter, who gave evidence at Nottingham Crown Court, said she lived across the road from him.

She described seeing him in a lot of pain with cuts and bruises and blood on his face.

The street where the attack happened Credit: ITV Central

Robert Holmes and Rocky Curtis, from Wisbech in Cambridgeshire, deny murdering Mr Grey.

A third man, Tom Curtis, who had previously been arrested in connection with the attack, died last year.

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