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 Juress Kika, Jade Braithwaite & Michael Alleyne

 


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Juress Kika, Jade Braithwaite & Michael Alleyne

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Kill Total: 1

Kill date:

June 2008

Kill Place:

Islington

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Victim: Ben Kinsella

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Old Bailey
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Prosecution:

Nicholas Hilliard QC

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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 hospital.

His parent were by his side after driving up from the south coast where they were on holiday.

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 charged.

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 verdict.

 

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 June.

 

Friday 12th June 2009, All three were sentenced to life in prison.

 

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