Billy Livesley murder trial: David Connors found GUILTY of murder

This is the man found guilty of murdering Wigan dad-to-be Billy Livesley.

Monday, 15th July 2019, 9:47 pm
Updated Monday, 15th July 2019, 10:47 pm
David Myles Connors

After more than three days of deliberation, a jury at Manchester Crown Court returned a GUILTY verdict against David Myles Connors, 26. His brother Peter Connors, 32, was also accused of Billy's murder. He was found NOT GUILTY of both murder and manslaughter.

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David Myles Connors

Peter Connors, of no fixed address, and David Connors, of Layton Street caravan park, Layton Street, Preston, had both denied murder.

Peter Connors hugged his brother and wept as he was allowed to leave the dock.

David Connors will be sentenced one week today. Jimmy Price will also be sentenced then. He earlier admitted perverting the course of justice.

The case has been adjourned until then.

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