Casey Coslett, Deon Morgan and Andrew Vass
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Three jailed for manslaughter of John Reeder in Pontnewynydd

Three people have been jailed over the death of a cyclist after they attacked him when one of them claimed the man had molested her.

Deon Morgan, 20, Andrew Vass, 26, had pleaded not guilty to the manslaughter of John Reeder in August 2013. Casey Coslett, 20, pleaded guilty.

Mr Reeder, 63, of Pontypool, was pushed by Coslett from his bike and later died from head injuries.

Morgan and Vass had chased Mr Reeder as he cycled through Pontnewynydd.

Morgan and Vass were jailed for five years and Coslett for three years and nine months.

  • 10 Jun 2014
  • From the section Wales