UK- Manchester: Pair jailed over the death of much loved lawyer after killing him with one punch in senseless attack on night out

Two men have been jailed for causing the death of a 25-year-old trainee barrister in a one-punch killing during a night out in Preston.

Jack Jermy-Doyle died after he was punched to the ground on Preston Flag Market on August 12, 2022. That evening, Jack, a lifelong member of the Scouts Association and water sports volunteer, had been enjoying drinks in Chorley and Preston with his friend Robert Jones.

The pair were in good spirits but as they walked to get a taxi at around 3:30am, they came across Jake Parkinson, 22, and Jak Fairclough, 28. Throughout the evening, Parkinson and Fairclough had been involved in a number of altercations and scuffles as they worked their way from the university towards Church Street. They were “spoiling for a fight”, Preston Crown Court heard.

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