|Man Sentenced to 12 Years for Shalimar Murder|
Steve Shillingford died after stabbing
A man was sentenced to 12 years and 1 month in prison last Friday 30th October, at the Old Bailey after pleading guilty to the murder of Steve Shillingford.
DI Dave Yarranton, investigating officer said:
At approx 01.00hrs on Wednesday 23rd May 2007 police were called to Shalimar Gardens, Acton, W3 to reports of a stabbing. On arrival officers found a man suffering from stab wounds.
LAS attended and the victim was taken to hospital where he remained receiving treatment. He was Steve Shillingford, aged 36, of Shalimar Gardens.
Steven did not recover from his injuries and died in hospital. A post mortem established cause of death as bronchial pneumonia, brain damage and a wound to the neck.
Following advice from the CPS Woodland was charged with murder in December 2008.
Steve's mother, Samdai Indarsingh said "He was a loving son who I will miss every day of my life. I wish no badness upon the man who caused his death but I am pleased that justice has been done. I thank the police and trhe CPS for their on-going support in the past two years. In particular Detective Constable Craig Thomas of Ealing CID."
November 5, 2009