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Ex-boxer murder: man guilty

A man has been found guilty of the murder of a former champion boxer who was found dismembered in freezers at his home.

Thomas Dunkley had denied murdering ex-WBA light-middleweight boxer Shaun Cummins but admitted preventing his burial.

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Jury considering verdict in boxer murder trial

A jury is considering its verdict in the trial of a man accused of murdering a former champion boxer.

Thomas Dunkley, 29, has denied murdering ex-WBA light-middleweight boxer Shaun Cummins.

During a seven-day trial at Leicester Crown Court, prosecutors alleged Dunkley stole more than £25,000 from Cummins after he murdered and dismembered the 45-year-old and stored his body parts in freezers at his bungalow in Leicester.

The jury heard Dunkley went shopping with Cummins' credit cards in the days after his death, putting down a deposit on a used car and buying clothes from several stores.

Prosecutor William Harbage QC told the court the murder was motivated by money and revenge.

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