Undated file photo issued by South Yorkshire Police of former social worker Alan Greaves
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Organist killing verdict reaction

Ashley Foster has been found guilty of the manslaughter of organist Alan Greaves on Christmas Eve in Sheffield, South Yorkshire.

Alan Greaves, 68, was attacked with a pick-axe handle as he made his way to St Saviour's Church, in High Green, Sheffield, on 24 December.

Foster, 22, of Wesley Road, High Green was cleared of murder after a trial at Sheffield Crown Court.

Jonathan Bowling, also 22, of Carwood Way, Pitsmoor, Sheffield had earlier admitted killing Mr Greaves.

  • 18 Jul 2013
  • From the section UK