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Three men jailed over car shooting death in Harrow

From left: Mich Lewis, Ashley Morgan and Tyrone Starkie
Image caption Three men were jailed for killing Lee John Hook in Harrow in 2010

Three men have been jailed for killing a man found in a car in north-west London with a bullet wound to the head.

Lee John Hook, 35, of Buckinghamshire, was found in the car on Kymberley Road, Harrow, in October 2010.

Micah Lewis, 30, of no fixed address, pleaded guilty to manslaughter and was jailed for 12 years on Thursday.

In December, Ashley Morgan, 27, was convicted of murder and jailed for life while Tyrone Starkie, 27, was found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced.

Morgan, of no fixed address, was ordered to serve a minimum of 32 years. Starkie, of Whitby Road, Harrow, was jailed for 18 years at the Old Bailey.

'Devastating consequences'

A fourth man, Azariah Morgan, also 27, of no fixed address, was found guilty of assisting an offender and jailed for three-and-a-half years.

The victim, a father-of-one from Gerrards Cross, was in the car with two friends and as they waited for another friend near Harrow town centre a car pulled up and two shots were fired into Mr Hook's vehicle, police said.

Following the sentence Det Ch Insp Tim Duffield said: "Lee had everything to live for.

"Tragically, he had the misfortune of being in the wrong place at the wrong time and was caught in the crossfire of someone else's dispute.

"Lewis and the other men responsible gave no thought to the devastating consequences of their actions - in a split second robbing an entire family, including Lee's newborn son, of a much loved young man."

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