Five men found guilty over death of Reece Ottaway
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Four men have been found guilty of murder and one convicted of manslaughter over the killing of Reece Ottaway in Northampton.
Reece, aged 23, died in the early hours of February 1 this year after he was attacked at Cordwainer House, in Byfield Road.
Today, Wednesday, October 30, a jury at Northampton Crown Court returned its verdicts in a murder trial against five men.
Cameron Higgs, aged 20, of Chestnut Close, Milton Malsor, Jordan Crowley (also known as Jordan Kimpton), aged 21, of Sam Harrison Way, Duston, Alfie Drage, aged 20, of Clover Street, Upton, and Adison Smith, aged 20, of no fixed address, have all been found guilty of Reece’s murder.
Ethan Stirling, aged 21, of Baukewell Court, Lumbertubs, was found guilty of manslaughter and conspiracy to commit robbery.
Higgs, Crowley, Drage and Smith had all previously admitted conspiracy to rob Reece.
All five will be sentenced at Northampton Crown Court this Friday, November 1.