Cases of interest at the Old Bailey on WednesdayCourt 1 at 10.30am trial in the case of John Paul accused of an unsolved murder that took place over 40 years ago. Barman Anthony Bird, 41, was found naked with his wrists bound at his flat in London SW on June 6 1980. The defendant walked into a police station and confessed after over four decades, the court heard.
Court 2 at 3pm Plea and trial preparation in the case of security guard, David Smith accused of spying for Russia while he worked at the British Embassy in Berlin. He allegedly passed secret information about the Government to a military attache. He faces nine charges under the Official Secrets Act, which he denies
Court 5 at 10am trial in the case of Jaden McGibbon and another accused of murdering 19-year-old Taylor Cox, who was shot in the head in broad daylight in Islington, North London.
Court 6 at 9.30am Mention in the case of David Cheres accused of murder. Thai national Tiparat Argatu, 43, died from neck and head injuries at a property in east London.
Court 9 at 10am trial in the case of Jaden Forde and another accused of murder. The victim, 19-year-old Ahmed Beker was stabbed to death in Paddington Green, West London.Court 10 at 10am trial in the case of Darius Kwayke and two others accused of murder. Salem Koudou, 19, was stabbed 32 times after he was chased by up to 15 people intent on revenge in Brixton, south London, after he alleged gate crashed a rival gang’s party.
Court 11 at 10am trial in the case Ramela Gordon and another and accused drugs and conspiracy to commit violence offences.
Court 12 at 10am Jury deliberating in the trial of Reuel Briscoe and others accused of attempted murder after a 32 year old man was shot in Hackney, East London.
Court 12 at 10.30am New trial in the case of Jemma Mitchell accused of murder. Mee Kuen Chong, 67, known to friends as Deborah, was reported missing from her home in Wembley, north London, on June 11. Her headless body was found in woodland near the Devon town of Salcombe on June 27
Court 13 at 10am trial in the case of Jahtel Williamson accused of murder. Music producer Dean Pascal-Modeste,21, was stabbed in Mottingham, South London on February 24, 2017, when he was ambushed by a mob while walking to a recording studio.
Court 14 at 10.30am trial in the case of Mohammed Sikander and others accused of the murder of 29-year-old Mohammad Raza Gulzar in Whetstone, North London
Court 15 at 10am trial in the case of Sulai Bukhari aka Sulai Man for allegedly attempting to murder a 61-year-old social worker as he carried out a welfare check on two vulnerable children in Wood Green, North London. The social worker and two police officers were stabbed during the incident.
Court 16 at 10am trial in the case of Cornell Burrell and others accused of murder. The body of gym sales manager Justin Bello was body found in a bin shed by dustmen