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There was justice, today, for the family of a man killed by a single punch outside a convenience store in Bournemouth 12 years ago.
Daniel Scott was 21 when he hit Clive Wilcox. The blow lifted him off the ground and he landed, hitting his head on the pavement. Martin Dowse reports.
A man has been sentenced to five years and one month behind bars after to pleading guilty to the manslaughter of a Bournemouth man 12 years ago.
An extensive investigation was conducted after the death of 42-year-old Clive Wilcox, who was assaulted and died from his head injuries in May 2001.
Dorset Police's Major Crime Investigation Team took 500 statements and spoke to over 2,700 people.
Inspector Stewart Balmer said, "This sentence brings an extensive and lengthy investigation, which spanned 12 years, to a close.
"This was a tragic incident that resulted in an innocent man losing his life".
A man has been jailed after pleading guilty to the manslaughter of a man in Bournemouth more than 12 years ago.
Clive Wilcox, who was 42-years-old, was assaulted outside a convenience store on Wimborne Road in 2001.
He received a serious head injury and died the following day.
Today, 33-year-old Daniel Scott is beginning a five year sentence.
A man who was charged with the death of a Bournemouth man will be sentenced today, twelve years after it happened.
Clive Wilcox was struck outside a convenience store on Wimborne Road in Winton in May 2001.
He received serious head injuries and did not recover.
He died at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital the following night.
Daniel Scott, who is 33-years-old, pleaded guilty to manslaughter.
Inspector Stewart Balmer, of Dorset Police's Major Crime Investigation Team said, "This was a tragic incident that resulted in an innocent man losing his life."