A 17-year-old boy from Milton Keynes has been sentenced to four years and four months’ imprisonment for manslaughter.

The teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons due to his age, was sentenced today [Monday, March 1] at Oxford Crown Court.

This follows his conviction on one count of manslaughter after he pleaded guilty at a hearing at the same court on Thursday, February 4, 2021.

His conviction relates to the death of 43-year-old Robin Williamson, of Awgar Stone Road, Oxford.

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Mr Williamson was assaulted and stabbed with a screwdriver in an incident on Sunday, October 27, 2019, in Wood Farm, Oxford.

Bucks Free Press: He was sentenced at Oxford Crown Court on Monday, March 1 He was sentenced at Oxford Crown Court on Monday, March 1

He sadly died on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, with a post-mortem later revealing his death was as a result of the assault.

A 16-year-old boy from Banbury was acquitted of all charges against him.

Senior investigating officer, Detective Chief Inspector Stuart Bosley, said: “I am satisfied that the teenager, in this case, has admitted his involvement and has now been sentenced.

“This case shows once again the consequences that assaulting someone with a weapon can have and the subsequent impact on family, friends, and our communities.

“Our thoughts remain with Mr Williamson’s friends and family and I hope that the sentencing will bring some closure to them.

“I would like to thank Mr Williamson’s family for their support throughout the investigation.”