BREAKING NEWS: Four men found guilty of murdering Preston teenager

Jonjo Highton and son Taylor
Jonjo Highton and son Taylor
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Four men have been found guilty of murdering Preston teenager Jonjo Highton.

Jon-Jo’s mum Tracey wept in the public gallery as Jon-Jo’s former friend Owen Whitesmith was convicted of killing the dad-of-one in a vicious street attack in St Stephens Road last August.

Jon-Jo Highton

Jon-Jo Highton

Arran Graham, Stephen Walton, and Craig Walton have also been found guilty of being involved in the machete and sword attack which left Jon-Jo with a severed jugular artery and multiple stab and slash wounds.

The jury has now retired to consider the remaining counts.

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