21 May 2024

One-punch deaths: parents help son’s killer turn life around

It began with a single punch which led to the tragic death of 28-year-old James Hodgkinson.

What happened next has been turned into a moving play that’s reduced audiences in Nottingham to tears.

It tells the story of Jacob Dunne – the 18-year-old who threw the punch, and how James’ parents ended up helping him turn his life around.