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Cornish fisherman jailed for murder after man dies two years after being attacked

A Cornish fisherman has been jailed for a minimum of 16 years after being found guilty of murdering a man who died two years after being attacked.

Brian Harrison, 31, from Newlyn, pleaded not guilty to murdering Neville Dunn on New Year's Eve 2007.

He was previously convicted of grievous bodily harm but was tried for murder after Mr Dunn died in October 2009.

It is only the second time in England a person has been tried for murder after being convicted of a lesser offence.

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