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".
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