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Teenager jailed for single punch murder

Eden Lomax punched Simon Mitchell to the ground. Credit: Greater Manchester Police

A teenager who killed a man with a single punch before going to a friend's house to play computer games has today been jailed.

Eden Lomax, 17, punched Simon Mitchell, 43, with such force he fell to the ground and hit his head on a concrete paving slab.

Simon Mitchell died at the scene. Credit: Greater Manchester Police

Lomax was today jailed for life, to serve a minimum of 10 years, in a young offenders institution.

He had earlier been found guilty of murder following a trial at Manchester Crown Court.

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