A man has been accused of beating up his disabled neighbour in a row over his barking dog.
Matthew Sheehan, 36, was left in a vegetative state after Raymond Burrell attacked him as a result of he complained that his dog barked at night time.
He was discovered responsible of GBH however not responsible of tried homicide and jailed for all times in 2016, however then in November final 12 months Mr Sheehan died.
As a outcome, Burrell is now dealing with homicide costs, which he denies.
Mr Sheehan, who wanted a cane to stroll, had complained about Burrell’s Staffie and was heard shouting ‘shut up’ at their dwelling in Adamsdown, Cardiff.
An announcement from Mr Sheehan’s father Martin when Burrell was convicted of GBH was learn out in courtroom describing the ‘heartbreak’ of the household.
Martin Sheehan mentioned: ‘The day Matthew was attacked will eternally be etched in our reminiscences.
‘He remains in a serious condition in what we would call a vegetative state. We spend every day at his bedside hoping he will recognise us or get better.’
‘All we can do is sit and hold his hand.’
Burrell will stand trial in July.