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Man cleared of Adam Vincent body parts death

Adam Vincent
Image caption Adam Vincent's sister said the family "just wanted his remains back"

A man accused with four others murdering a 33-year-old man whose body parts were discovered in waterways across North Lincolnshire has been found not guilty of murder.

Adam Vincent's body parts were found at Tetney Lock last March.

Lee Griffiths, 43, and his sons, Luke, 19 and Thomas, 22, Mark Jackson, 27, were found guilty of murder.

Mathew Frow, 31, was acquitted of murder on Thursday, but found guilty of causing grievous bodily harm.

The trial at Sheffield Crown Court ran for 10 weeks.

The five men were also convicted of perverting the course of justice

Severed head

Lee and Thomas Griffiths were also found guilty of conspiracy to supply class A drugs.

Frow had admitted the same charge.

Jurors were discharged from reaching a verdict on the same charge against Luke Griffiths.

Mr Vincent's severed head was found in the River Ancholme, near Brigg, last June.

A sixth defendant Andrew Lusher, 43, of Welholme Road, Grimsby, was found not guilty of conspiring to pervert the course of justice.

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