Girl sentenced for manslaughter of Keith Green – Banbury
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Today (20/1) at Oxford Crown Court, a teenage girl has been sentenced for her part in the killing of Keith Green in Banbury in February last year.
The girl, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was found not guilty of murder, but convicted by a unanimous jury of manslaughter in a trial, which concluded at Oxford Crown Court on 8 December.
Returning to the same court today, the girl was sentenced to a two year Youth Rehabilitation Order, a Supervision Order for two years, rehabilitation activity requirement for 15 days and a curfew between the hours of 8pm and 7am for the first two months.
On 6 January, Mark Meadows, 25, formerly of Rees Court, Banbury, and Travis Gorton, 20, formerly of Well Bank, Hook Norton, were jailed for life for Keith’s murder.
Louise Grieve, 38, formerly of Netting Street, Hook Norton, was jailed for eight years for manslaughter.
Keith died after being stabbed at his home in Banbury on 13 February last year.
Senior investigating officer Detective Chief Inspector Jon Capps of Thames Valley Police’s Major Crime Unit said: “Today marks the end of the investigation into Keith’s tragic death, and a girl has now been sentenced for her part in the incident.
“The involvement of a child in this incident is further reflection of implication of the horrific actions taken by Grieve, Meadows and Gorton.
“They have all been been given significant prison sentences, and I hope that following today’s sentencing, Keith’s family now have some solace in knowing that all of his killers have been brought to justice.
“They showed patience and dignity throughout what was a lengthy process for them.
“Although no sentence will ever bring complete comfort, I hope that they have some element of closure now that his killers have been brought to justice and jailed. I would like to thank them for the trust they have placed in the investigation team.”