Hereford murder trial: Stacy Hales is found guilty of murder

Steven Paynter was murdered in Whitecross, Hereford.

Stacy Hales is guilty of murder.

Police tape close to the murder scene.

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A Hereford man has been found guilty of murder. 

A jury at Worcester Crown Court this morning found Stacy Hales, 36, of Belmont Road, guilty of the offence.

Steven Paynter, 46, was murdered by Hales at his Ryelands Street home on August 3 last year.

The jury also found Kim Horry, 20, not guilty of assisting an offender by disposing of Hales' bloodstained clothes.

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