Man guilty of pensioner murder

A 32-year-old man from Cardiff has been convicted of murdering Peter Lewis, who was 68 and had learning difficulties. William Jones, 32 and from Adamsdown in the city, stabbed him to death last April.

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Popular pensioner stabbed after answering door

Peter Lewis was a 'champion' for people with learning difficulties. Credit: South Wales Police

William Jones had been looking for his former girlfriend and her new partner when he kicked the door of Mr Lewis' flat in Claude Road, in the Roath area of Cardiff, in the early hours of 28 April 2012.

Mr Lewis came to the front door and was stabbed, later dying of his injuries in hospital. The pensioner had a learning difficulty and a number of physical impairments, including blindness in one eye and arthritis.

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