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CASES OF INTEREST AT THE OLD BAILEY ON THURSDAY

Court 1 at 10am Inquest continues into the deaths in the London Bridge and Borough Market terror attacks in which 11 people lost their lives and 48 were injured in 2017

Court 2 at 9.30am Plea and trial preparation of ex-black cab driver John Worboys, who is referred to by his new name John Radford, accused of drugging women to carry out sexual offences. He allegedly gave one woman champagne that had been laced with sedatives.

Court 2 at 10am New trial in the case of Alex Glanfield-Collis, 26, who allegedly plunged a knife into her partners neck before going downstairs to tell her step-son she’d just killed his dad.

Court 2 at 2pm Plea and trial preparation in the case of police superintendent Novlett Williams, who denies failing to report her sister, Jennifer Hodge, over an alleged child abuse video, which was allegedly shared with her over WhatsApp.

Court 4 Not sitting trial of William Kydd accused of murdering 73 year old retired midwife, Carole Harrison. The court heard Kydd cycled away from the crime scene on a “Boris bike” after beating her to death and setting fire to her home

Court 5 at 10.30am trial of Stephen Boorman, a prisoner at high security prison HMP Woodhill accused of murdering a fellow inmate Taras Nykolyn, 49.

Court 7 at 9.45am trial continues of John Letts and Sally Lane accused of sending money to their Muslim convert son after he allegedly joined Islamic State. It is alleged that they had reasonable cause to suspect the money would or might be used for terrorist purposes.

Court 7 at 10am Sentence of Paul Crossley, who pushed 91 year old Sir Robert Malpas onto the track at Marble Arch tube station. Malpas, who was knighted by the Queen in 1998, was rescued by a passerby. He is the former head of Eurotunnel. Crossley had attack another stranger the previous day.

Court 8 at 10am trial of Alex Simos and others accused of murder. Abdul Mayanja,19, was shot in Maryland, East London as he sat on a wall with a female friend.

Court 12 at 10am Jury deliberating in the trial  of Desmond Sylva accused of murdering  nurse Simone Kerr,31, who was stabbed to death at her Battersea, London SW home. She appeared on Britain’s Got Talent and went through to the final with the NHS choir in 2018. She was stabbed over 70 times.

Court 12 at 10am New trial of Charlie Dudley and seven others, which includes six members of the same family accused of murder.  Jay Sewell, 18, was fatally stabbed in a mass brawl in Lee, southeast London, on the evening of 11 December last year.

Court 14 at 10am trial continues of Gerald Matovu accused of murdering a business executive by poisoning him with the drug GHB. Eric Michels, who was found dead at his home in Chessington in London on 18 August. Mr Michels was also a part-time actor who made brief appearances in the Bond film Skyfall and the Tom Cruise movie Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit.

Court 15 Not sitting trial of Syed Fahad and two others accused of murder. Abdulrahman Nassor Juma,23, was knifed to death in the street in Barking, East London

Court 16 at 10am  trial continues of Elliott Robinson and others accused of conspiracy to murder. Memunatu Warne, 46, died in a house fire in Woolwich, south-east London, in the early hours of 6 September. A man in his 60s and a woman in her 50s escaped the fire by jumping out of a first-floor window. The court heard Warne was the innocent victim of  a drugs feud.

 

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