Murderer of disabled man faces life term

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A KILLER who stamped to death a disabled man who used a prosthetic leg has been told he faces life in jail.

Roy Bush, 44, was beaten, stamped on and kicked in his flat in Pryme Road, Scunthorpe, in March by Liam Campbell, 26, and Joe Harrison, 27.

Harrison, of Bennett Road, Scunthorpe, admitted murder but his co-accused Campbell, of Kingston View, Barton-on-Humber, denied the charge and was tried at Teesside Crown Court.

He was found guilty yesterday by a majority verdict of 11 to one, and both will be sentenced on November 23.

Following the bloody attack, Mr Bush’s prosthetic leg was removed as he was stripped and the attackers stole the leg from his home, along with other property including the dying man’s mobile telephone.

The leg was later dumped and burned with other items in an area known as Clarky’s Wood.

Senior investigating officer Det Supt Dena Fleming said: “I have never known such a vicious act of violence.”

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