A man who killed a two-year-old in a gas explosion in Shaw, text his girlfriend to tell her he would blow their house up.Read the full story ›
A man who blew up his house in a massive gas blast that killed his two-year-old next-door neighbour was jailed for ten years today.Read the full story ›
Andrew Partington, who killed toddler Jamie Heaton in the Shaw gas blast sentenced to 10 years in prison with a further five on licence.
The judge has adjourned proceedings in the sentencing of Andrew Partington until 1200.
Partington will then be sentenced for manslaughter and multiple counts of criminal damage.
Our correspondent Rob Smith has been following the case, for the latest updates follow Rob on Twitter.
The man who triggered the Shaw gas blast, which killed a toddler, is being sentenced. Andrew Partington is at Manchester Crown Court.
A man will be sentenced for the manslaughter of a two-year-old boy in an explosion that destroyed houses in Shaw.Read the full story ›
A man's admitted the manslaughter of the two year old boy who died in a gas explosion in the summer.
The explosion happened when two year old Jamie Heaton was watching television and his Mum was hanging out the washing at their home in Shaw near Oldham.
Today Andrew Partington who lived next door pleaded guilty to a series of charges. He'll be sentenced in February.
Jamies' parents were at today's hearing, as our correspondent Rob Smith reports:
A man has admitted killing a two-year-old boy after a massive gas in Oldham.Read the full story ›
A man has admitted the manslaughter of a toddler killed in the Oldham gas blast last June.
Andrew Partington, 27, also pleaded guilty eight counts of destruction of propert at Manchester Crown Court.
Two-year-old Jamie Heaton was killed in the blast Buckley Street, Shaw.
Around 40 families were moved to a refuge centre after the explosion damaged around a dozen properties, many of them so badly affected they had to be torn down.