On the day of his death, Benjamin Walter took Geoffrey Reed to the Nationwide Building Society to withdraw money out of his account. When they returned to the flat it was the last time Mr Reed was seen alive.
The CPS said: "While it is true that Mr Reed was a convicted sex offender this cannot justify the brutal attack on him and from which he died.”
More top news
Saturday morning's weather for the east of the region
Saturday morning's weather for the west of the region
Godfrey gull is recovering after being rescued by the fire brigade when his leg and wing became trapped in netting.