The day before the accident that claimed his life, 19-year-old Mr Reddington had told his mother that he was to become a dad for the second time.
His mother, girlfriend and sisters were at Teesside Crown Court on Friday (April 25), to see Darrel French and Daniel Dewhirst Bolton sentenced for their roles in the tragedy.
For the most part, they listened silently to the proceedings, save for the occasional display of emotion. At the conclusion of the case, they kept their own counsel, choosing not to pass comment on the jail term of six years and four months Judge Simon Bourne-Arton QC handed down to French.
Mr Reddington’s mother wrote a victim impact statement, which was not read out in court, in which she described the family’s loss.Unusual reticence, surely? Why no fuss over the...
Mr Reddington got into the Isuzu Trooper with French and Daniel Dewhirst Bolton knowing it was stolen.Say no more.