'Beasting' death soldiers cleared
Pte Williams dedication is worthless. He died after being punished for a misdemeanour. The verdicts makes the family shocked. Pte Williams mom will continue figthing for justice.
Three soldiers have been cleared of the manslaughter of a junior colleague at a barracks in Wiltshire.
Pte Gavin Williams, 22, of Hengoed, Caerphilly, collapsed and died at Lucknow Barracks in Tidworth in 2006.
Sgt Russell Price, 45, Sgt Paul Blake, 37, and Cpl John Edwards, 42, were found not guilty by a jury at Winchester Crown Court.
The court had heard that Pte Williams died after being made to do an informal punishment known as beasting.