Man found guilty of murdering neighbour after row over barking dog
A man has been found guilty of murdering his disabled neighbour, who died in hospital two years after the attack, sparked by an argument about a dog.
Raymond Burrell, 43, denied murdering Matthew Sheehan, but he was found guilty by a jury following a two-week trial at Newport Crown Court.
Prosecutor Michael Jones QC said: “He deliberately, brutally and repeatedly attacked him, causing him catastrophic and life-changing injuries that ultimately led to his death.”
The assault happened in Adamscroft Place, Cardiff, at around 7am on September 1, 2015.
The defendant was convicted in 2016 of causing grievous bodily harm with intent to Mr Sheehan.
Prosecutors said Mr Sheehan was still in hospital, unable to communicate, while that trial took place.
Burrell will be sentenced on Thursday, July 30.