A PAIR of lovers have been found guilty of murdering a man they savagely beat and left naked in a South Norwood skip. Fiona Nalty, 25, of Fairdene Road, Coulsdon, and Arry James Green, 22, of Dinsdale Gardens, South Norwood, were convicted at The Old Bailey today (Wednesday) afternoon of murdering Michael Hunt. Mr Hunt, 37, originally from County Waterford in Ireland, was found in a skip off Station Road on March 15 this year. The father-of-three, known as "Irish Mick", was taken to hospital with multiple injuries including a fractured skull but died later the same day. Jurors took just a morning to reach a verdict following a three week trial. Nalty and Green, who were said to be having an affair, had been drinking with Mr Hunt and knew him but a row erupted after a 'minor disagreement' in the Courier Cars taxi office in Station Road. They were refused a taxi because all three, particularly Nalty and Green, were too drunk and Green had started spitting at the taxi controller through a glass screen. The court also heard Mr Hunt may have tried to chat Nalty up earlier in the evening. Witnesses said they saw Nalty attacking Mr Hunt and grappling with him in Station Road before they fell to the floor and she started kicking him in the head. This is when Green joined in and was heard shouting to his lover: "Let's go round the corner and sort this out." Green and Nalty then attacked their victim further with kicks to the head and stripped him naked except for a black bandana he was wearing around his neck. The court heard how they had casually shared a cigarette - found in the skip with traces of both of their DNA - after their violent act. Neither of the killers were arrested at their home address, with Green found at an address in Purley on March 18 and Nalty in Brighton on March 20. The shoes the pair were wearing on the evening were also never recovered. Green had blamed Nalty during the trial for doing "most of the damage" in the attack. Mr Hunt lived with his mother in Holmesdale Road and had asked her before leaving home on the night he died that he wanted "bangers and mash" for dinner. He had spent the early part of the evening with friends around the South Norwood area drinking super-strength lager and had also smoked a crack of rock cocaine. Later, he went to The Portmanor pub, in Portland Road, and played pool and danced before the landlord saw him leaving the pub while talking to Green. Nalty and Green are due to be sentenced tomorrow (Thursday) afternoon.
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