CASES OF INTEREST AT THE OLD BAILEY ON THURSDAY
Court 1 at 10.30am trial of James Watson, who is charged with murdering six year old Rikki Neave. Rikki’s naked body was in woodland a few minutes from his home in Welland, Peterborough, on November 29 1994. Watson would have been 13 at the time of the killing. He was arrested following a cold case review.
Court 5 at 10am trial in the case of Jasmine Robinson accused of assisting an offender. The case relates to the death of Liam Dent, 25, who was dragged for half a mile under a car in Chessington, Surrey. Martin Eastwood is accused of murder.
Court 6 at 10am Mention in the case of Norris Henry accused of murdering Ali Abucar Ali, 20, and the attempted murder of Elizabeth Walsh, 82. Both victims were stabbed in unprovoked attacks in West London.
Court 7 at 9.30am Sentence in the case of Valentin Lazar accused of murder. Maria Jane Rawlings, 45, was found dead in bushes outside a school in Romford, East London, by a dog walker. She had been beaten and strangled.
Court 7 at 10am trial in the case of Kemar Brown and Phylesia Shirley. Themother, and her former boyfriend are accused of killing her two-year-old son The toddler suffered 39 fractures.
Court 9 at 10am trial in the case of Alfie Tullett and others accused of stabbing to death a 34 year old plumber in a Kent park.
Court 12 Not sitting trial in the case of David Adeyanju and others accused of murder. Minicab driver Gabriel Bringye, 37, was found collapsed inside a vehicle in Tottenham, north London suffering from stab wounds.
Court 13 at 10am trial in the case of Danny Harle accused of attempted murder following a shooting in Herne Hill, London
Court 16 at 10am trial in the case of Alimul Islam and another accused of stabbing to death 23-year-old Alimuz Zaman in East London