CASES OF INTEREST AT THE OLD BAILEY ON FRIDAY
Court 1 at 10am trial 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 2 at 10am trial in the case of Michael Lebbie and others accused of the 2020 murder of Kamal Nuur,18, in Islington, North London. The victim was stabbed to death.
Court 5 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 6 at 10am Mention in the case of Kevin Pearce , 59, is accused of killing his mother, 89-year-old Eileen Pearce. Pearce who was the pensioner’s sole carer is said to have smothered her.
Court 6 Not sitting trial in the case of Ka’mani Brightley-Donaldson and five others charged in connection with the death of Kacey Boothe,25, who suffered gun shot wounds to his neck and chest.
Court 8 at 11am trial of Ayaanie Adan and others accused in relation to a double murder. The charges relate to the deaths of Saydi Abu Sheikh, 23, and Zakariya Jeilani Mohamed, 32, who were both shot dead in a house in Ilford, East London
Court 10 at 10am trial of Mathew Yusuff and two other accused of murder. Adrian Keise,32, was stabbed to death in Lambeth, London SE
Court 12 at 10am trial in the case of Theo Simon and others accused of murder. Givani Espuet, 21, was stabbed to death during a mass brawl outside a restaurant in Sudbury, West London
Court 13 at 10am trial of Ashana Studholme and two others accused of murder. Shakira Spencer,35, was starved, tortured and battered to death in her flat in Ealing, west London, where her decomposed body was found by a neighbour, who noticed maggots crawling from the flat.
Court 14 at 9.45am Mention in the case of Hudhaifah Cranstonaccused of murder. Ramane Wiggan,25, was fatally shot at a block of flats in West Norwood, South London on the afternoon of 27 March 2019.
Court 14 at 10.15am trial in the case of Antonio Afflick-Mcleod and four others accused of murder. Iron Miah,40, was shot in the head in Whitechapel, East London
Court 16 at 10am trial of Junior Kettle and others in relation to the murder of Turkish DJ Koray Alpergin,43, who was allegedly beaten and tortured. His body was found in Loughton, Essex