Mexborough murderers given 27-year sentences

THE two murderers of a man gunned down on a Mexborough street have been handed sentences of a minimum of 27 years behind bars.
Jack Parkes and Joe AndertonJack Parkes and Joe Anderton
Jack Parkes and Joe Anderton

Taylor Meanley (17), of Beech Crescent, Mexborough, who can now be named after restrictions were lifted, and Jack Parkes (21), of Arnold Crescent, Mexborough, were given 27-year sentences for murdering 20-year-

old Lewis Williams - a member of the Pitsmoor Shotta Boys gang - in a drive-by shooting on Wath Road, Mexborough, on January 11.

Arlind Nika (16), of Spelman Street in London, who can also now be identified, and Joe Anderton (18), of Jubilee Road, Wheatley in Doncaster, were sentenced to concurrent 12 years detention for the manslaughter of Mr Williams and possession of a firearm to endanger life.

Victim Lewis Williams

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