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Sheffield knife killer jailed for Damian Taff murder

Damian Taff
Image caption Mr Taff was found with stab wounds on Sheffield's Swanbourne Road

A man found guilty of murder following a stabbing in Sheffield has been jailed for life.

Damian Taff, 29, was found with stab wounds on Swanbourne Road on 1 September 2010. He died from his injuries in hospital.

Benjamin Grant, 31, of Swanbourne Road, was jailed for life with a minimum term of 27 years for murder and conspiracy to supply Class A drugs.

Four others were also found guilty of various charges relating to the case.

Ryan Wood, 30, of Liberty Place, Stannington, was cleared of murder but found guilty of conspiracy to supply Class A drugs. He was jailed for six years.

Antonio Anderson, 32, of Masters Crescent, Parson Cross, Sheffield, was jailed for seven years and nine months after pleading guilty to perverting the course of justice and conspiracy to supply Class A drugs.

Helen Rebecca Thomas, 28, of Follett Road, Sheffield, was found guilty of perverting the course of justice. She was jailed for nine months.

Emily Sanderson, 38, of Swanbourne Road, Sheffield, was jailed for eight years and six months for conspiracy to supply Class A drugs and perverting the course of justice.

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