Three people have been jailed for beating a vulnerable man to death.
Barry Shillam from Edgbaston died from multiple organ failure and internal bleeding in July last year.
Andrea Jones, aged 40 from Brook Street in Smethwick, 47-year-old John Scott from Oldbury and 40-year-old Gurminder Singh from Smethwick befriended Mr Shillam and invited him to Jones' flat but became angry when he drank some of their cider.
Police say Mr Shillam, who was registered disabled, was punched and kicked for more than an hour. He was a father of three, with three step-children, and lived with his elderly mother.
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