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Teen admits killing best friend by torching car he slept in

A teenager has admitted the manslaughter of his best friend after torching the car he slept in after a music festival in Leicestershire.

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Teen admits killing best friend after torching his car

18-year-old Ryan Morrell from Melton Mowbray died in July 2013 Credit: Leicestershire Police

A teenager has admitted killing one of his best friends after setting fire to a car in which he was sleeping.

The body of Ryan Morrell, who was 18, and from Melton Mowbray, was found inside the burnt out vehicle in the village of Frisby-on-the-Wreake by firefighters in July last year.

The scene where the burnt-out car was found Credit: ITV News Central

The teenager had earlier attended the Fristock Music Festival with friends.

Jack Buckley today admitted the manslaughter of his best friend Ryan Morrell Credit: Leicestershire Police

Jack Buckley, who is 18 and also from Melton Mowbray, admitted manslaughter at Lincoln Crown Court today.

He is due to be sentenced later this month.

Police presence in Frisby on the Wreake Credit: ITV News Central

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