Search

Welling woman cycling to raise one-punch manslaughter awareness

PUBLISHED: 10:00 23 March 2013

Karen and Robert Holland

Karen and Robert Holland

Archant

A Welling woman is taking part in a gruelling charity bike ride to honour her brother who was a victim of one punch manslaughter.

Karen Holland is trekking from Sidcup to Nottingham, where her sibling Robert was killed by a nightclub bouncer in October 2011.

The 40-year-old, who lives in Brixham Road, is taking on the challenge from May 28 to June 1 with Kathy Barber, whose son Danny died in similar circumstances to Robert.

The pair hope to cycle around 40 miles a day and raise more than £1,000 for Support After Murder and Manslaughter (SAMM).

June 1 will mark the day 24-year-old Danny’s life support machine was turned off.

Karen’s mum Therese Holland said: “XXX.”

Liam Rockley, then 21, was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail on February 17 last year after being found guilty of Robert’s manslaughter.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Bexley Times. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Bexley Times