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 Albert & Tommy Willett

 


Name:

Albert & Tommy Willett

AKA:

 

D.O.B:

 
Kill Total:

1

Kill date:

January 2007

Kill Place:

Stratford, London

Status:

Single

Occupation:

None
Victim:

Balbir Matharu

D.O.B:

1953

 


 

Court:

Old Bailey
Case No:  

Judge:

Mr Moss

Prosecution:

 

Defence:

 

 

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FACTFILE

 

12th January 2007, Balbir Matharu, aged 54, saw a man breaking into his van window and tried to stop him driving away.

There were in fact two men, who turned out to be brothers, Albert and Tommy Willett.

Mr Matharu, a father of two, died when he stood in front of their car and was dragged along for 40 metres (130ft) in Stratford, east London.

 

June 2007, The brothers were in Pentonville prison for an unrelated incident, when they were charged with murder.

 

May 2008, Albert and Tommy Willett,  denied murder, while on trial at the Old Bailey in London. Albert Willett admitted manslaughter, which his brother denied.

 

14th May 2007, The brothers are found guilty of murder.

 

15th May 2008, Sentencing the brothers, Judge Moss told them: "The crime is beneath contempt."

He ordered Tommy Willett to serve a minimum term of 25 years and Albert Willett to serve a minimum of 27 years.

 

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