Three jailed for killing Adam Thompson in Hartlepool
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Two men and a woman have been sentenced today after they pleaded guilty to killing a Hartlepool man in January this year.
Sarah Hadfield, 35, Anthony Hadfield, 40, and Steven Corbett, 31, all from Hartlepool, admitted manslaughter when they appeared at Teesside Crown Court on 3rd July.
Pic: Sarah Hadfield
Pic: Anthony Hadfield
Pic: Steven Corbett
Adam Thompson, 30, died in the incident in Sydenham Road, in Hartlepool, at around 3am on Wednesday 4th January.
Today at Teesside Crown Court Anthony Hadfield received a sentence of seven years and seven months, Steven Corbett, five years and one month, and Sarah Hadfield was jailed for five years and eleven months.
No evidence was offered against a teenage boy also charged over the incident.
Speaking after sentencing, Senior Investigating Officer Stuart Hodgson said: “This has been a tragic loss for Adam’s family, who were devastated to lose their son so young.
“I hope that the sentencing today of those who took his life, will offer them some comfort.
“Steven Corbett, Sarah Hadfield and Anthony Hadfield will now face time in prison to think about the consequences of their actions that day, and the fact that they took Adam’s life.
“I would like to thank the local community for coming forward with information which helped with the investigation and ensured that Adam’s killers faced justice for what they have done.”