A JURY is due to retire today consider its verdict in the case of a former Huddersfield man who was found beaten to death.
The murder happened in the East Yorkshire seaside town of Hornsea.
Nathan Crawley, 29, was punched and kicked to death in a park in the town in the early hours of Friday, July 28, last year, Hull Crown Court has heard.
He was pronounced dead in hospital from bleeding within his skull.
Lee Richmond, 20, of Newbegin, Hornsea, his cousin Ryan Ashton, 18, of Westbourne Road, Hornsea, and a 15-year-old schoolgirl, who cannot be named for legal reasons, all deny murder.
Mr Crawley, who moved to the Yorkshire coast with his parents, was brought up in Huddersfield.
He went to Bradley Infants School, Bradley Junior School and Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School before moving to All Saints High School.
He had a short spell at Huddersfield Technical College before starting work as a trainee chef, serving in several Huddersfield venues.
He also worked for a Linthwaite timber firm.