Present: R v Jaden Forde & Others, Old Bailey. Ahmed Beker, 19, was allegedly murdered by a group of four young men on stolen mopeds in Paddington Green on February 26 last year.
July 2023: R v Kavian Vaughan, Old Bailey: Shea Gordon was repeatedly stabbed in the street just after midnight on 4 September 2022 during an 18th birthday party in Bow, East London
May 2023: R v Ross Pallett, Old Bailey, murder. East London man beat his step-brother to death over ‘racist’ rant caught on doorbell cam
April 2023: R v Tariq Monteiro, Old Bailey, murder. The defendant was one of a group of 6 who chase the victim in cars and on foot before stabbing him to death with a machete in a doorway when he left a restaurant in Great Portland Street near Euston in August 2019. Monteiro, who raps as Suspect, and Mohamud, known as Swavey, posted videos online mocking their victim and celebrating his killing.
February 2023: R v Geraldo Annan, Inner London Crown Court, murder, in which the victim was a target of a “honeytrap”, where three women had gained access on the promise of sexual liaisons that never happened
November 2022: R v Jonathan Cox, Guildford Crown Court, murder. The victim, 17-year-old Kyle Wright, was stabbed to death at a house party he wasn’t invited to.