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Man, 29, from Canvey pleads guilty to manslaughter
6:38pm Wednesday 17th October 2012 in News
A MAN from Canvey has pleaded guilty to an “unprovoked attack” that led to the death of a man who was trying to break up a row in a city centre.
Jamie Waters, 29, of Andyk Road, pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Urim Rama at Chelmsford Crown Court today, Wednesday.
The 27-year-old Albanian national was assaulted in Duke Street, Chelmsford, at about 3am during the V Festival weekend on Sunday, August 19.
Mr Rama, who lived in London, suffered fatal head injuries after he fell back and hit his head.
An Essex Police spokesman said: “He was punched in an unprovoked attack, fell unconscious, was taken to Broomfield Hospital, but sadly died the following day.”
Waters was later arrested and charged with murder.
At the plea and case management hearing he pleaded guilty to manslaughter and this was accepted by the judge.
He was remanded in custody to appear at the same court in mid November for sentencing.
The date has yet to be confirmed.