POLICE have released footage of the moments leading up to the 'vicious and random' killing of a father.

Liam Turner, of Colliers Way, Reading, faced an 11-day trial at Reading Crown Court over the murder of Miroslaw Januszkiewicz.

Known as Mirek – the victim was walking alone on London Road, Bracknell, on April 10 when he was beaten and left for dead in a pool of blood.

Januszkiewicz, was found an hour later and rushed to hospital, but died the next day as a result of his 'catastrophic' injuries.

Turner, 28, was given a life sentence at the same court on February 12.

The CCTV footage shows Januszkiewicz walking down the street, before he was brutally beaten by Turner.

To read the full court report, click here.