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Jamie Heaton blast death: Andrew Partington jailed

A man who blew up his house in a massive gas blast and killed his two-year-old neighbour has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Andrew Partington survived but toddler Jamie Heaton died when both houses were destroyed in the blast.

Damage to the houses and surrounding streets in Oldham is estimated at £1.2m.

Ed Thomas reports from Manchester Crown Court.

  • 19 Feb 2013
  • From the section UK