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Man admits killing victim in Nottingham attack

A suspect has admitted killing a man who he punched in the street.

Nathaniel Bierley, aged 26, sadly died in hospital 12 days after he was assaulted in Upper Parliament Street, Nottingham city centre in the early hours of Saturday 5 March.

His family later issued a heartfelt tribute to their son, brother, and friend who “loved life and was always looking for a new adventure”.

Kyle Turton, 21, appeared at Nottingham Crown Court on Thursday (19 May) where he admitted to a charge of manslaughter.

Turton, of Brooksby Lane, Clifton, was remanded into custody and will be sentenced on 8 July.

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A 17-year-old boy has also pleaded guilty to affray and has been released on conditional bail to next appear at Nottingham Youth Court on 25 May 2022.

Detective Inspector Steve Wragg, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This has been a very detailed investigation and our officers have worked extremely hard to bring charges against these two individuals.

“Specialist officers have been continuing to support Nathaniel’s family throughout the investigation and our thoughts remain with his whole family and all of his friends during this extremely difficult time.”

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