We are delighted to announce that tickets are now available for our Crime & Punishment Webinar, which will take place on the 26th April. We have three expert speakers, who will all be giving their insights into our criminal justice system. Former undercover cop Neil Woods, who risked his life bringing down major drugs gangs but now believes all drugs should be legalised and brought under government control. Dr Hilary Hamnett, an expert in forensic toxicology, who has presented at international conferences and is a senior lecturer and former Oxford Don Peter Collett, a top psychologist and expert in body language on how to spot when someone is lying. For more information please visit our Crime & Punishment page or Click here to purchase your tickets for this fascinating insight into our criminal justice system.
CASES OF INTEREST AT THE OLD BAILEY ON WEDNESDAY
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 2 at 12 noon Mention in the case of Louis De Zoysa charged with the murder of Police Sergeant Mat Ratana, who was shot dead at the Croydon Custody Centre in South London . De Zoysa suffered a gunshot wound to the throat. It has been reported that at the time of the shooting, which took place in the early hours of September 25 last year, De Zoysa was an employee of Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs.
Court 2 at 2pm Mention in the case of lorry driver Christopher Kennedy over his links to human trafficking after the deaths of 39 Vietnamese people found in the back of a lorry in Essex in October 2018.
Court 2 at 2.30pm Mention in the case of lorry driver Caolan Gormley in connection with the death of 39 Vietnamese migrants. The bodies of the Vietnamese nationals were discovered at an industrial estate in Grays shortly after the container arrived on a ferry from Belgium in the early hours of October 23 2019.
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 10.30am trial in the case of Courtney Ellis and Aaron Youngsman, who are accused in connection with the murder of rapper Craig Small, 32, who was also known by rap name Smallz. He was gunned down in Wembley, London NW in 2019.
Court 7 at 10am trial in the case of Kemar Brown and Phylesia Shirley. The mother, and her former boyfriend are accused of killing her two-year-old son The toddler suffered 39 fractures.
Court 7 at 12 noon trial in the case of Alfie Ferguson and three others teenagers accused of murder. Bubacar Jabbie Dukureh, 17, who was known to his family as Bubacar Jabbie, was attacked in Walthamstow, East London on 23 October 2020.
Court 8 at 10.30am trial in the case of Hassan Hamza and others accused of murder. Irmani Allaway-Muir,22, was shot dead in Islington, North London.
Court 9 at 9.30am Mention in the case of Philip Sherwin, 60 and Deka Omar, 23, who are charged with the murder of Susan Ioannou in Edmonton, North London.
Court 9 at 10.30am trial in the case of Ben Alexander and four others accused of violent disorder in relation to the murder of Frankie Bulbrook, 34, who suffered multiple injuries during a mass brawl. The victim was run over by a car.
Court 12 at 10am 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 New trial of Dennis McGrory
Court 14 at 10am trial in the case of Paul Fontaine and another accused of conspiracy to murder. Fontaine used EncroChat messages to supply a gun used in one murder and a plot for a second shooting weeks later.
Court 16 at 10am trial in the case of Adam Meragan and another both accused of attempted murder and firearms offences after a gun was fired in a Hackney, East London street.