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Five youths convicted over teen's murder

PUBLISHED: 15:25 03 March 2009 | UPDATED: 15:59 07 September 2010

FIVE men have been convicted of the murder of Marylebone teenager more than two years after his death. Jevon Henry was the first victim of a wave of teenage deaths in London that shocked the country and sparked a national debate about gun and knife crime.

FIVE men have been convicted of the murder of Marylebone teenager more than two years after his death.

Jevon Henry was the first victim of a wave of teenage deaths in London that shocked the country and sparked a national debate about gun and knife crime.

The trainee mechanic was stabbed in the heart and battered with a hammer by five Bengali men in a car park in St John's Wood on January 24, 2007.

Jevon, of Langham Street, Marylebone, tried to stagger to safety following the attack outside Horwood House in the Lisson Green estate.

But he collapsed and died in St Mary's Hospital the next day on his 18th birthday.

The five men found guilty of murder today at the Old Bailey were: Toufajul Miah, 21, and his brother Toufajul 26, and Kamal Abdul, 21, and his brother Muhid, 25 together with Taz Uddin, 22.


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