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Four jailed for 36 years over death of Steven McMyler in Wigan churchyard over £11,000 watch

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For the latest news from in and around Wigan sign up to the MyWigan newsletter here Two men and two teenage boys have been jailed for a combined 36 years after killing a Wigan man in a failed attempt to take his £11,000 watch.

Steven McMyler, from Marsh Green, was found with serious injuries in the grounds of Wigan Parish Church on August 6 last year.

The 34-year-old joiner and dad-of-two was later pronounced dead by medics at the scene. Lewis Peake, from Bolton, was alleged to have recruited a group of four people from Merseyside to assault Mr McMyler, so he could steal his Rolex.

After a three-week trial at Manchester Crown Court, he was found guilty of manslaughter and conspiracy to rob, along with three members of that group - Michael

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