CASES OF INTEREST AT THE OLD BAILEY ON WEDNESDAY
Court 5 at 9.45am trial of Obina Ezeoke accused of a double murder. He is alleged to have shot dead Annie Besala Ekofo, 53, and her nephew Bervil Kalikala-Ekofo,21 in East Finchley, London. It was a case of mistaken identity. This is the fifth time Ezeoke has faced trial for these offences due to Covid 19 and other legal problems.
Court 8 at 10am trial of Jack Galvin,21, who is alleged to have lured a 13 year old girl into a London SE park for sex and persuaded her to send naked pictures of herself over SnapChat
Court 10 at 10am Sentence in the case of Umit Hayta charged with attempted murder and two counts of GBH after two people were stabbed in Homerton, east London
Court 12 at 10am Plea and trial preparation in the case of alleged road rage killer Robert Barrow accused of deliberately running over a woman during a row over a minor crash. He is charged with the murder of Tahereh Pirali-Dashti, 40, and assault of a 56-year-old man.
Court 12 at 2pm Mention n the case of Joel Osei, 25, and Diana Cristea, 18, who are charged with poisening to death champion Irish dancer, Adrian Murphy, 43. The pair are also allleged to have poisoned a second man, aged 40. Osei and Cristea, both of no fixed address, both deny murder, poisoning by administering a substance to endanger life, two counts of theft and two of fraud by false representation.
Court 14 at 10am trial in the case of Sahal Abdi accused of murder. Randhy Skuse,27, died after suffering a single stab wound.
Court 16 at 10.45am trial in the case of Dean Smith accused of murdering his 13 year old daughter. Masie Newell suffered head injuries when she was a four week old baby in 2000 and died in 2014 allegedly as a result of the injuries.