Dea-John Reid: Boy ‘hunted down’ and murdered, court hears

A 14-year-old boy was “hunted down” by a “pack” of two men and three teenagers in broad daylight, before he was stabbed, a trial has heard.

Dea-John Reid died in the Kingstanding area of Birmingham on 31 May 2021. The victim was stabbed by one of the two 15-year-old defendants in front of multiple witnesses, Birmingham Crown Court was told, but prosecutors claimed the five accused “acted collectively” during the attack.

Richard Wormald QC appears for the Prosecution.

Further can be read on the case here.


28th February 2022