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Man jailed for soldier death

A man has been jailed for eight years for the manslaughter of a soldier from Manchester in Cyprus. David Lee Collins, 19, from Manchester, was stabbed to death after a fight broke out in a nightclub in the popular resort of Ayia Napa last November.

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Man to be sentenced for killing soldier from Manchester

Fusilier David Collins died after being stabbed in Cyprus Credit: MEN Syndication

A man will be sentenced in Cyprus today for stabbing to death a soldier from Manchester.

Fusilier David Collins, who was 19 and from Chorlton, died after a fight broke out in a nightclub in the resort of Ayia Napa last November.

He was stabbed the day before he was due to fly out to Afghanistan.

19 year old Mohammed Osman from London has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.

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