Monday 1 August 2022 02:00 PM Drunk thug who killed charity fundraiser with a single punch is jailed for nine ... trends now
A drunk thug who killed a charity fundraiser with a single punch in a random, unprovoked attack has been jailed for nine years.
Kyle Turton, 21, attacked Nathaniel Bierley, 26, as he celebrated his anniversary with his girlfriend in Nottingham City Centre in the early hours of March 5.
Nathaniel, who was well-known for raising money for diabetes charities, was rushed to hospital with serious head injuries but died nearly two weeks later.
Turton, of Clifton, Nottingham, who previously admitted to manslaughter at Nottingham Crown Court, was sentenced on Friday, July 26.
Kyle Turton, 21, has been sentenced to nine years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter
Nathaniel Bierley died of serious head injuries after being the victim of an unprovoked attack in Nottingham City Centre.
In an emotional impact statement read to the court by his sister Louisa, she described how their lives had been decimated by Turton's actions.
She said: 'I don't even know where to start. Nathaniel was the best brother we could ever ask for, he was courageous and always wanted to make a change in this world.
'Our brother always made such a big impression on all of those who knew him and made all of us proud every day.
'He travelled the world and lived his life to the fullest and had so much more to give to this world but that's been taken away from him.
'He was a great uncle and it would have been nice to see if Nathaniel had children of his own one day but now we will never know.
'He was going to take his younger sister to a car dealership when she passed her test and help her buy a car and because of this, he won't do that.
'She was looking forward to her big brother buying her first car and wanted to show her big brother her first ever home but he won't be here to see all of this.
'We will never get to see how he would have lived the rest of his life and that hurts us so much.
'I have never seen my mum cry before but in the days when it happened and afterward I did