How did Horsham father Anthony Williams come to be murdered?

Anthony Williams' violent murder left Horsham shocked and horrified. But why did it happen?

Nicholas Bridge and Daniel Onofeghare were convicted of killing Anthony following a three-week trial in June.

Bridge (left) was convicted of murder, while Onofeghare was convicted of manslaughter by majority verdict. Picture: Sussex Police

Bridge (left) was convicted of murder, while Onofeghare was convicted of manslaughter by majority verdict. Picture: Sussex Police

The pair were jailed today for their parts in his death – Bridge for murder, Onofeghare for manslaughter.

Bridge was jailed for 24 years.

Onofeghare was sentenced to 15 years in a young offenders institution, with five years on licence upon his release.

During the trial Bridge admitted killing Anthony but claimed it was self defence.

Anthony Williams was killed in September last year. Picture: Sussex Police

Anthony Williams was killed in September last year. Picture: Sussex Police

Click here to read the full story from today’s sentencing.

What led to his tragic death? Watch our video to see how events unfolded.

READ MORE: How did police detectives catch Anthony’s killers?

Horsham councillor Tricia Youtan has said the murder 'shocked and horrified' the town.

Click here to read how she praised the police and witnesses who brought Anthony's killers to justice.

After the pair were found guilty at trial, Anthony’s family issued a moving tribute to him.

They said: “The past months since September 2017 we have all been living, in what can only be described, as our worst nightmare.”

Click here to read the heartbreaking message from his family

After the trial, Detective Chief Inspector Emma Heater praised all those involved in the investigation.

Click here to read more from Det Ch Insp Heater.

Pictures from the scene: Eddie Mitchell

Pictures of evidence, of the defendants and CCTV: Sussex Police