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Son. 28, jailed for life for beating his 51-year-old dad to death on night out in ‘senseless attack’

Neil Badrock, 28, murdered Neil Farrington, 51, after a 10-hour pub crawl (Picture: Liverpool Echo)

A son who murdered his dad in a ‘ferocious, brutal and totally unforgiving’ attack has been jailed for life.

Neil Badrock was still kicking Neil Farrington’s head when the police arrived and shouted ‘I will f***ing kill you’.

The 28-year-old claimed he was acting in self-defence against his dad following a 10-hour pub crawl in May last year.

Neil, 51, had gone to the Mainbrace pub in Kirby, Liverpool, to try and calm his son down after he was thrown ou

He caught up with his son on Kirkby Row shortly after 11pm, telling him ‘I’m f***ing sick of it, I’ve put up with it for 20 years,’ before pushing him.

Security cameras show Badrock falling to the floor before getting back up and headbutting his dad.

Prosecutor Guy Gozem said: ‘Plainly what Neil Badrock did to his father has nothing to do with self-defence. What he did was in one sense tragic – a son killing his father.

‘But it was, you may conclude, ferocious, brutal, and totally unforgiving, going on as it did for such an extended period.’

Badrock was sentenced to life in prison with a minimum of 19 years after the jury convicted him of murder last week.

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