Anton Jardin death: Sam Martin jailed for five years
- 5 February 2013
- From the section Essex
A 26-year-old man has been jailed for five years for killing a man at a party in Essex.
Anton Jardin, 39, of Eastwood Road, Rayleigh, was found with severe head injuries in the back garden of a house in London Road, Chelmsford, on 19 August.
Sam Martin, of Eastwood Road, Leigh-on-Sea, was jailed after admitting manslaughter.
He was cleared of murder by a jury at Chelmsford Crown Court on Monday.
The party was being held opposite the V Festival in Hylands Park.