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Bedford murder of Patryk Olowniuk: Three cleared of killing

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Image caption Patryk Olowniuk, 20, was shot in Leven Walk, Bedford, at about 21:40 GMT on 27 October

Three men have been found not guilty of murder after a man was shot dead, but two of them have been jailed for another offence.

Patryk Olowniuk, 20, died in Leven Walk, Bedford, on 27 October.

Ryan Davis, 27, and Marcus West, 26, both of Bedford, and Lance Marshalleck, 30, from Rushden, Northamptonshire, were acquitted of murder.

Marshalleck and Davis were found guilty of perverting the course of justice and were jailed for two years.

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Image caption A post mortem examination found Mr Olowniuk died from a gunshot wound

Davis, from Stanhope Road and Marshalleck from Tyne Way, were found not guilty at London's Central Criminal Court of possessing a firearm and assisting an offender.

Mr West, from Sterne Passage, was found not guilty of perverting the course of justice.

Daniel Gray, 27, from Renhold, Bedfordshire was found not guilty of assisting an offender and conspiring to pervert the cause of justice.

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