FOUR men have been found guilty of murdering a former South Elmsall soldier.
Ian Smith, 22, of Boycott Way, South Elmsall, died from head injuries after the assault on Barnsley Road on February 19.
John Dean Richardson, 44, of Wakefield Road, Fitzwilliam, Neil Brown, 29, and Bradley Jake Parkin, 22, both of Mallard Mews, South Elmsall, and Liam Mark Ackroyd, 22, of Bell Lane, Ackworth, were found guilty today after three-week trial at Leeds Crown Court.
John Simon Richardson, 23, of Kinsley House Crescent, Fitzwilliam, pleaded guilty to murder before the trial started.
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