Joey Barton's racist killer brother could be freed 17 years after murdering student

Joey Barton's racist killer brother could be freed 17 years after murdering student

Joey Barton's racist killer brother has been granted parole from prison and could be back on the streets as early as next month. Murderer Michael Barton was jailed for 18 years in 2006 alongside his cousin, Paul Taylor, for taking part in the ice pick stabbing of 18-year-old Anthony Walker. In February of this year, Barton, 33, was moved to HMP Thorn Cross, which is an open jail in Cheshire - and now the parole board have announced that he …