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Man jailed for causing death of dad in Streetly pub brawl

Adam Lynn Image copyright West Midlands Police
Image caption Adam Lynn has previously admitted the manslaughter of Jonathan Woodhall

A man who got into a fight in a pub beer garden and killed a father has been jailed for three years.

Adam Lynn, 25, from Kingstanding, West Midlands, had previously admitted the manslaughter of 27-year-old Jonathan Woodhall from Tamworth.

He died in hospital after a dispute outside the Deer's Leap pub in Queslett Road, Streetly, on Good Friday.

West Midlands Police called it a "tragic case".

Investigating officer Detective Sergeant Ian Wilkins, said: "A dispute between two groups on a night out has changed the lives of two men forever − one has died and the other has been jailed as a convicted killer.

"Anyone who throws a punch must understand that momentary loss of self-control can have a devastating, long-term impact for both themselves and their victim."

Mr Woodhall's family described him as "a happy, loyal, lovable and caring man and a fantastic dad, who doted on his son."

Two other men, aged 24 and 27, both from Kingstanding, were also charged with public order offences in relation to the disorder.

They are scheduled to stand trial on 15 August at Birmingham Magistrates Court.

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