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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Cheers in public gallery as verdict delivered

During a seven-day trial at Leicester Crown Court, Thomas Dunkley, 29, admitted cutting up the ex-boxer's body with a chainsaw and storing his body in freezers at Cummins' bungalow.

He denied murder and claimed he had panicked after Cummins died of natural causes in his sleep.

A jury of seven women and five men took just under eight hours to find him guilty of murder.

He was found guilty of murder by a majority verdict of 11-1.

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