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Man convicted for manslaughter of his mum in Aylesbury

Malo Myers will spend over nine years behind bars

Published by the Mix96 News Team at 3:39pm 4th March 2019. (Updated at 6:06pm 4th March 2019) 3-minute read.

Man convicted for manslaughter of his mum in Aylesbury

A man has been sentenced for the manslaughter of his mum and stabbing a boy in Aylesbury.

Malo Myers, aged 32, of Wycliffe End, Aylesbury, pleaded guilty to:

  • one count of manslaughter by diminished responsibility 
  • one count of section 18 wounding with intent at Reading Crown Court today (4th March).

He was sentenced to nine years and four months’ in prison.

What happened?

Man convicted of manslaughter of his mum
The incident happened on Buckingham Park last summer
  • Thames Valley Police officers were called to an assault in Wood White Drive on Saturday 7 July.
  • Officers attended the scene where a woman had sustained two stab wounds.
  • Sadly, she was pronounced dead at the scene.
  • The woman was later identified as Lorna Myers, aged 54, from Aylesbury.
  • A post mortem established the cause of death as a stab wound to the chest.

A boy sustained a single stab wound to his chest during the incident, he was treated at hospital for nine days.

Malo Myers was arrested at the scene and charged with the offences on 11 July 2018.

Man convicted of manslaughter of his mum
Lorna's family and friends held an event in her memory a few weeks after her death

Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Stuart Blaik said:

“This was a tragic incident which has resulted in the death of Lorna Myers, a boy being stabbed, and her son being jailed for nine years and four months, and untold impact on friends, family and the local community.

“This terrible event has had a profound effect on the family as well as friends and neighbours that saw the dreadful events unfold in Wood White Drive in Aylesbury on the afternoon of Saturday 7th July last year.

“Neighbours and friends tried desperately to save the life of Lorna and I pay tribute to them for their bravery, along with the officers and staff from the emergency services.

“I am satisfied that we have brought this case to court to establish the truth as to what happened and that Malo Myers has pleaded guilty to the charges against him.

“The family have supported this difficult investigation throughout and I am very grateful for their help and support.

“Our thoughts continue to be with the victims’ family and friends at this extremely difficult time.”

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