A heartbroken father spoke of his anger last night as he claimed his son was kicked to death by three Scottish schoolboys because of his English accent.
And he told how his family was angry that the culprits were not convicted of murder, but admitted a lesser charge of culpable homicide.
Mark Ayton, aged 19, was killed after what began as a lager-fuelled scuffle between teenagers in an affluent commuter suburb on the outskirts of Edinburgh, last November.
After a few moments of senseless violence, Mark was dead. His head had been kicked repeatedly, the imprints of his attackers' bootlaces still on his face.
His father Mr Malcolm Ayton, said: "Mark …