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    Man guilty of killing jockeys in arson attack


    by ODN


    A labourer has been found guilty of killing two young jockeys by setting light to a block of flats in a drunken revenge attack.

    Peter Brown, 37, started a fire at Buckrose Court in Norton, North Yorkshire, which killed Jamie Kyne, 18, from Kiltrogue, Co Galway, Ireland, and Jan Wilson, 19, from Forfar, Scotland.

    A jury at Leeds Crown Court heard drunken Brown, who is originally from the Aberdeen area of Scotland, torched the complex as an act of revenge after he was refused entry to a party in one of the flats last September.

    On Friday he was cleared by the jury of murder but found guilty of manslaughter.