Family’s plea for calm after pair cleared of killing

PLEA FOR CALM ... the family of Rikki Todd, above, have asked for there to be no feuding after Jack Walton, inset, top, and Danny Scott, bottom, were cleared of his killing.

PLEA FOR CALM ... the family of Rikki Todd, above, have asked for there to be no feuding after Jack Walton, inset, top, and Danny Scott, bottom, were cleared of his killing.

THE family of a teenager who died after a street attack have appealed for calm after two others were cleared of his killing.

Rikki Todd, 19, died four days after a street attack in the early hours of Christmas Eve in North Tyneside.

Teenager Jack Walton arriving at Newcastle Crown Court where he faces a manslaughter charge over the death of Rikki Todd on December 23, 2011.
Teenager Jack Walton arriving at Newcastle Crown Court where he faces a manslaughter charge over the death of Rikki Todd on December 23, 2011.

Danny Scott, accused of murder and manslaughter, and Jack Walton, accused of manslaughter, both 18, were acquitted of all charges at Newcastle Crown Court last week.

 

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