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UPDATE: Wisbech man Pavel Grunt-Meyer jailed for 14 years for his part in 'horrific attack' which led to the death of a Boston man




A Wisbech man has today (Friday) been jailed for 14 years for manslaughter following a murder in Boston last year.

Wisbech man Pavel Grunt-Meyer from Wisbech has been jailed for 14 years for manslaughter. (3547936)
Wisbech man Pavel Grunt-Meyer from Wisbech has been jailed for 14 years for manslaughter. (3547936)

Pavel Grunt-Meyer, 30, from Crocketts Drive, Wisbech, was sentenced at Nottingham Crown Court to 14 years' imprisonment after being found guilty of manslaughter.

Three men who were found guilty of murder: Mindaugas Cerneckas, 30, from Pen Street Boston; Andrius Barauskas, 39, from Smalley Road Boston; and Donatos Dektiariovas, 37, from Pen Street, Boston, were all jailed for 20 years.

Another man, Tawtvydas Vainolavicius, 20, from Pen Street Boston, was sentenced to 12 years after also being found guilty of manslaughter.

Alberts Volkausks died on September 24 2017. His death followed an horrific attack the previous day at an address on Pen Street in Boston where Officers found 44 year old Alberts with serious injuries. He was taken to Pilgrim hospital for treatment where he sadly died.

The jury heard that Alberts had been lured to the address, tied up, severely beaten and urinated on. He was subject to a prolonged assault, during which the guilty men adopted a pack mentality. Although he initially survived, he died within 24 hours of the ordeal.

Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Karl Whiffen said, “This has been an incredibly challenging and complex investigation. The enquiry team have worked tirelessly in ensuring that the best possible case was presented to the court.

"Through a comprehensive investigation we were able to build strong cases against the convicted men and hold them accountable for their actions, which were quite simply deplorable.

"What has become clear throughout this trial is that these men are dangerous and displayed a level of violence that thankfully is incredibly rare. The jury has found that all five men played a part in the violent murder of Alberts Volkausks and I am pleased that justice has been served.

"We would like to thank the community of Boston for their cooperation in all our investigations that followed this incident.”



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