Two men have pleaded guilty to the manslaughter and attempted robbery of a Stoke-on-Trent man.
Jacob Havard (photo below left), aged 22, of Brittain Avenue in Newcastle, and Matthew Fereday (photo below right), aged 24, of Moorland View, Bradeley, Stoke-on-Trent, appeared at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court today, Thursday.
The pair were remanded in custody and will now be sentenced at the same court at a later date.
Mr Holmes, (below photo), known to his family and friends as Lenny, died in a care home in Stoke-on-Trent in February 2015 aged 61.
He had sustained extensive injuries as a result of a serious assault and never regained consciousness.