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Wednesday, 25 November 2020

Man admits affray following death of footballer Jordan Sinnott


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A man has pleaded guilty to affray following the death of Jordan Sinnott.

Sean Nicholson, 21, of Beechways, Retford, appeared at a hearing at Nottingham Crown Court today (2 March). He was released on bail and will be sentenced when the case is complete.

Cameron Matthews, 21, of Denman Close, Retford and Kai Denovan, 22, of Collins Walk, Retford appeared in court charged with manslaughter but did not enter a plea. They remain in custody.

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The manslaughter trial will start on 20 July.

Police were called on 25 January to assist ambulance crews who were attempting to treat Mr Sinnott, a footballer with Matlock Town Football Club, after he was found unconscious with a suspected fractured skull following an incident at around 2am in the town’s Market Place.

Nottinghamshire Police launched an investigation after Mr Sinnott, 25, died in hospital just before 6pm on Saturday 25 January, surrounded by his family.