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United Kingdom

23 August 2002

BBC News

The parents of a 14-year-old Teesside boy shot dead by a friend wielding an air rifle, say they are finally starting to remember the good times they spent with their son. Matthew Sheffield, from Eaglescliffe in Stockton-on-Tees, died after his friend Daryl John Allison fired an airgun at his head on 29 April last year. Allison was convicted of manslaughter at Newcastle Crown Court on 20 August. Speaking for the first time about their ordeal, Matthew's parents, Mark... (

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