Verdicts reached in the murder of Anthony Akeola

Three men have been found guilty of the murder of a Marks and Spencer shop assistant, who was randomly targeted in a postcode gang “ride out” into enemy territory.

Anthony Akeola was walking home from his shift at Marks and Spencer when a group of young men attacked him. He was repeatedly stabbed, and died at the scene.

William Emlyn Jones QC and Luke Ponte appeared on behalf of the Crown Prosecution Service.

You can read the BBC report on the case here.

24th August 2021

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