Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Deivydas Jacikas Hailed Hero by British Media is Jailed for MURDER of a Grandfather

A have-a-go hero who tackled a gun-wielding robber has been jailed for life for a brutal murder.

Deivydas Jacikas, 21, was praised for his bravery after he was caught on camera stopping a fleeing jewel thief.

But just eight months later Lithuanian national Jacikas carried out a revenge attack on a grandfather-of-nine Henrikas Baranauskas, 56, who he claimed head-butted his father.

Detective Chief Inspector George Barr yesterday said Jacikas used 'extreme violence and showed no mercy'.

He said: 'This was a sustained and brutal beating carried out by Jacikas after it was alleged the victim had assaulted his father.

'Jacikas showed Mr Baranauskas no mercy and continued to punch, kick and stamp on him even after he had been knocked unconscious.

'He is clearly a dangerous individual who is prepared to use extreme violence and we are glad he has been brought to justice. Read More