Saturday 28th June 2008,
16-year-old Ben Kinsella was at a birthday party, a party
that was also to celebrate the end of his GCSE exams.
Sunday 29th June 2008,
Ben was stabbed multiple times after being chased down a
street following a fight he was not involved in at the
Shillibeers pub and nightclub in York Way, Islington,
around 2am Sunday morning. He died a few hours later in
His parent were by his side
after driving up from the south coast where they were on
A post mortem revealed that
Ben died of multiple stab wounds.
Three young men, two aged 18
and one aged 19, are arrested and held in police custody on suspicion
of the murder.
Thursday 3rd July 2008,
The three people arrested over Ben's killing were
Juress Kika, 18, Michael
Alleyne, 18, and Jade Braithwaite, 19, from London,
pleaded not guilty to murder.
Tuesday 28th April 2009,
The trial of the three youths starts at the Old
Bailey in London.
Tuesday 8th June 2009,
The jury at the Old Bailey retired to consider a
Thursday 11th June 2009,
Juress Kika, 19, Jade
Braithwaite, 18, and Michael Alleyne, 20, were convicted
by a jury at the Old Bailey.
After the verdicts, it
emerged Kika had been on the run from police for 10 days
following a robbery in which a man was knifed on 19th
Friday 12th June 2009,
All three were sentenced to life in prison.