Teen ad­mits killing cop out­side bar

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Doopdy doo… A TEENAGER has ad­mit­ted killing an off-duty po­lice of­fi­cer who died af­ter suf­fer­ing a head in­jury out­side a night­club.

Dale Dixon, 19, pleaded guilty to the man­slaugh­ter of PC Chris Find­ley at Wolver­hamp­ton Crown Court.

PC Find­ley, 33, died in Fe­bru­ary, 10 days af­ter be­ing knocked to the ground out­side Di­vine Bar in Dar­ling­ton Street, Wolver­hamp­ton.

Chief In­spec­tor Paul Betts said: “This is a tragic case which re­sulted in the death of a val­ued mem­ber of the po­lice ser­vice in Sandwell.”

Dixon, of Bil­ston, west Mid­lands, was granted bail and will be sen­tenced on July 25.

PC Find­ley was walk­ing past the club when he be­came in­volved in a row with a man and women leav­ing the venue and was left un­con­scious in the road, po­lice said.

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