BREAKING: Duo locked up over brutal killing

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TWO men who beat a dad to death at his home in South Yorkshire have been locked up over the brutal killing.

John Dawson, aged 57, was knifed, kicked and stamped on by Adrian Beevers, 42, and Gary Evans, 43, at his home on Highstone Avenue, Worsbrough, Barnsley.

Beevers, of Mill Court, Worsbrough, was convicted of murder and jailed for life with a minimum of 16 years, while Evans, of Cope Street, also Worsbrough, was found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment.

Det Supt James Abdy, from South Yorkshire Police, said the attack was ‘sustained and exceptionally violent’.