Tameside harassment plea teenager spoke of death


A 19-year-old man has been detained for 16 weeks for harassing a man with learning difficulties who later died.

David Askew, 64, collapsed outside his home in the Hattersley area of Greater Manchester in March.

Kial Cottingham admitted a charge of harassment when he appeared at Tameside Magistrates' Court which was told this behaviour took place for a period of three months up to and including the day of Mr Askew's death.

He spoke to the BBC before his arrest by police.

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