A fisherman from Newlyn, who had been convicted of GBH, has now been jailed for murder in relation to the same attack. Brian Harrison had been jailed for 6 years after attacking another fisherman, Neville Dunn. Harrison was re-tried for murder after Mr.Dunn, who'd been in a coma, died.
Newlyn fisherman Brian Harrison has been jailed for life today. The fisherman from Newlyn was convicted of murdering Neville Dunn. Mr Dunn died two years after he was assaulted by Harrison.
Harrison was jailed for six years for the assault but after Mr.Dunn's death he was re-tried for murder. It's only the second time this has happened in English law. Today he was sentenced to a minimum of 16 years.