Eastborough murderer gets life

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A man found guilty of murdering a man in Eastborough has been sentenced to life in prison.

Kevin Pickering, of Royal Crescent, was found guilty of murder and robbery by a jury at Leeds Crown Court yesterday.

Today a judge told him he will spend the rest of his life behind bars and not be eligible for parole until he has served at least 23 years for killing 41-year-old Jonathan Binns during a robbery in August last year,

David White, 34, from Queens Terrace, has been jailed for 13 years and 4 months for manslaughter, robbery and the supply of a Class C drug.

Nicholas Polihronos, 31, of Stoney Haggs Rise, and James Cousins, 31 of Woodlands Street in Manchester, got 12 years’ imprisonment for manslaughter and robbery. Cousins also had an extra charge of theft,

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