Bournemouth manslaughter charges

Four men have been convicted of the manslaughter of Bournemouth man, Reece James.

Fourth man sentenced for death of James Reece

Jarome Parkinson Credit: Dorset Police

A fourth man has been sentenced to eighteen years in prison for the manslaughter of twenty one year-old Reece James from Bournemouth. Reece James was shot at his flat at the junction of Roumelia Lane and Sea Roadin Boscombe, on Wednesday 25th July 2012.

Twenty five year old Jarome Parkinson, from London, was found guilty of manslaughter on Thursday 6 June 2013. The Honourable Mrs Justice Nicola Davies, told him : “I believe a sentence of 18 year’s imprisonment will give you time to reflect on your life and the crime you have committed.”

Kieron Kenroy Wellington, aged 30 and of no fixed abode, and two London men – Wayne Stephenson, aged 34, and Keifer Hutchinson, aged 23, were also found guilty of manslaughter on Thursday 6 June 2013. They were sentenced to 16 years in prison on Friday 7 June 2013 at Winchester Crown Court.

Men convicted of Bournemouth death

Four men have admitted fatally shooting a Bournemouth man at his home.

21-year-old Reece James was shot dead in his flat in Boscombe on Wednesday July, 27.

The four men were found guilty of manslaughter today and will be sentenced tomorrow, Friday June, 7.

Charged for manslaughter
Kieron Wellington was sentenced in connection with Reece James' death Credit: Dorset Police
Manslaughter man
Keifer Hutchinson Credit: Dorset Police

After the death of Reece James, Dorset Police's Major Crime Investigation Team started a search across the South, which led officers to London and Kent areas.

Detective Superintendent Pam Trevillion, said: “This verdict comes at the end of a complex investigation by Dorset Police working together with our colleagues at the Metropolitan Police and Kent Police as well as the Crown Prosecution Service."

Man charged for manslaughter
Jarome Parkinson was found guilty in connection with Reece James Credit: Dorset Police
Man charged for manslaughtr
Wayne Stephenson was charged in connection with Reece James' death Credit: Dorset Police