Advertisement
Advertisement

Man Guilty of Killing, Dismembering Brit Boxer Cummins

by David P. Greisman

The man accused of killing retired British boxer Shawn Cummins and then dismembering his body has been convicted of murder, according to BBC News.

Thomas Dunkley, 29, “was sentenced to life in prison … and ordered to serve a minimum term of 34 years,” the report said.

The body of Cummins, who mostly fought between junior middleweight and middleweight, was found last September in his home in England, according to a Leicester Mercury report at the time.

Cummins was 44. He had been retired since 1995 after losing a bid for the British Boxing Board of Control’s middleweight title, ending his career with a record of 22-6-1 with 14 knockouts.

The Mercury article said Cummins had been paralyzed in an accident in 2004. He was last seen alive on Sept. 1. Cummins’ body parts were found in freezers.

Dunkley apparently was an acquaintance who helped care for Cummins.

David P. Greisman is a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America. Follow David on Twitter @fightingwords2 or send questions/comments via email at [email protected]

Tags:
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by taansend on 05-13-2013

I remember watching Shaun a few times. Very rangy & raw. I always felt he could have done a lot better with a decent back up team. Very sad what happened to him, not only the murder & dismemberment but…

Comment by southpaw_07 on 05-13-2013

gross....i cant understand how a human being can cut another human in pieces..where did he do this? in the kitchen..bath tub..imagine,...must been a horrible thing to watch..but this guy must be completely insane ...they will most likely send him to…

Comment by Jloro on 05-12-2013

Thats ****ed up. Let people use him as a heavy bag for the rest of his life tie him up and feed him lol

Comment by PrettyBoyRoy 88 on 05-12-2013

Gruesome. I don't understand why would they give this man the luxury of locking him up. Killing and dismembering a paralyzed man who you were taking care of. What the f*ck. A percentage of the taxes we pay go towards…

Comment by PeterinMI on 05-12-2013

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;13359714]The man accused of killing retired British boxer Shawn Cummins and then dismembering his body has been convicted of murder, according to BBC News. Thomas Dunkley, 29, “was sentenced to life in prison … and ordered to serve a minimum…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (5)
Top Headlines Eleider Alvarez Beats Robbie Berridge, On Course For Stevenson Frampton’s Promoter: Santa Cruz is Carl’s Toughest Fight Yet Keith Thurman vs. Danny Garcia Potentially in Early 2017 Adonis Stevenson vs. Thomas Williams - CompuBox Review Photos/Weights: Luis Nery vs. David Sanchez in Tijuana Photos/Weights: Antonio Orozco vs. Lopez, Joseph Diaz vs. Proa Carl Frampton After the Scales: This Was Easy and I Feel Great SHO VP: Wilder vs. Joshua in Late 2017, Could Be Pay-Per-View Photos: Mikey Garcia vs. Rojas Malignaggi-Bracero Battle Ready Photos: Frampton, Santa Cruz Ready For War at Barclays Center Video: Frampton Fans in Force at Weighin For Leo Santa Cruz Antonio Gutierrez vs. Jorge Melendez, LA Fight Club on 9/2 Juan Carlos Camacho Jr. Goes Pro With Miguel Cotto Thomas Williams: TKO Loss To Gabriel Campillo Doesn’t Define Me Chisora Unlikely To Land Whyte, Trying To Get Helenius Rematch Weights From Brooklyn: Santa Cruz 125.4, Frampton 125 Frampton To Santa Cruz: I'll Be The Bigger Man on Fight Night Adrien Broner's Request For Early Release From Jail is Denied Tyson Fury To Take On UKAD Over Drug Test Results Adonis Stevenson-Thomas Williams: Pre-Fight Report Card Lara's Manager on The Possibility of Facing Gennady Golovkin Roach: Me and Pacquiao Remain in Boxing To Get Mayweather Verdejo's Manager Says Flanagan Clash Possible For November Frank Warren on Crawford: Best American in a Long Time Amir Khan: I'd Need 6 Months of MMA Training For McGregor MGM Liverpool Launches, Will Promote October Show Leo Santa Cruz Motivated To Make Frampton Taste First Defeat Dennis Ceylan vs. Ryan Walsh For Euro Crown on October 15 Marquez's Coach: Estrada, Ramirez Best in Mexico - NOT Canelo Nacho Praises Marquez For Rejecting Cotto's Weight Demand Christian Hammer vs. Timur Stark Set For September 17 Wilcox dominant, Miljas impresses at Toronto boxing show Hatton: Gennady Golovkin's Size Will Be Too Much For Brook Juan Manuel Lopez vs. Wilfredo Vazquez on Oct. 1, Puerto Rico Jacobs vs. Mora II, Easter vs. Commey, Kauffman on Sept. 9 Robert Guerrero-Adrien Broner Will Be Targeted, Says Manager Marcos Maidana, Robert Garcia To Sit Down and Discuss Future Artie Pelullo Sees a Very Big Future For Ruben Villa Mikey Garcia Eyes Gold: I Want Terry Flanagan's WBO Title! Team Frampton Had Secret Weapon in Camp For Santa Cruz
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement