TOP STORIES: PC Guilty of Dalian Atkinson manslaughter to face disciplinary panel
The officer jailed for the manslaughter of former footballer Dalian Atkinson will face a police misconduct hearing this Friday.
Benjamin Monk was convicted of killing the former Aston Villa striker by tasering him and kicking him in the head outside his Telford home in 2016. The hearing to be held in Worcester is likely to result in the former PC being barred from ever serving in the force again.
Two men from Birmingham involved in a cigarette smuggling ring have been jailed. Simon Lay and Robert McLean together with Macaulay Glossop from Manchester cheated the tax office of £6M of duty. They were caught near Fort Dunlop in 2018. McLean, of Ruislip Close, Castle Vale, was jailed for five years, Lay, of Duncumb Close, Sutton Coldfield, was given a three-and-a-half-year sentence
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