Landlady killing soldier cleared
A FORMER soldier who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder after serving in Afghanistan has been cleared of murdering his landlady.
Aaron Wilkinson ( 24, was found not guilty of murdering 52-year-old Judith Garnett by shooting her in the chest and head.
Wilkinson, of Woodlesford, Leeds, who also has a form of Asperger’s Syndrome, told Bradford Crown Court he was not in control of his actions when he shot Mrs Garnett.
A jury took three hours to reach the not-guilty verdict after he admitted manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility.