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Stephen Rodgers and Nathan Wingfield receive a total of 46 years imprisonment for the manslaughter of Tyron Woodhead

March 13, 2013, 2:24 pm

Today, Wednesday 13 March, 2013 two men have been sentenced at Sheffield Crown Court for the manslaughter of 42-year-old Tyron Woodhead at his home in Wath-Upon-Dearne, Rotherham.

Stephen Rodgers, (30) originally from Thurnscoe, Rotherham has been sentenced to 21 years imprisonment for the manslaughter of Mr Woodhead.

Nathan Wingfield, (23) originally from Rotherham has been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment for the manslaughter of Mr Woodhead and five years imprisonment for robbery.

Both men pleaded guilty to manslaughter on Monday, 11 March at Sheffield Crown Court and Wingfield also pleaded guilty to robbery.

Tyron Woodhead was shot on Thursday, 20 September, 2012 on the doorstep of his home on Doncaster Road in Wath-upon-Dearne, Rotherham. He later died from his injuries at the Northern General Hospital on Wednesday, 24 October, 2012.

The Senior Investigating Officer Detective Superintendent Matt Fenwick said: “This is a tragic case where a mother, son, brother and father have lost a loved one. This case shows exactly how criminal acts, particularly involving the use of violence, can go so very wrong.

“I would like to thank the Woodhead family and the local community for the strength and support that they have shown through this difficult and traumatic time.”

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