A Luton man has today been found guilty at Luton Crown Court of the murder of 19-year-old Delaney Brown.
Delaney was killed after being deliberately knocked from a bicycle as he rode along the pavement in Vincent Road, Leagrave on September 5, 2012.
During the trial the jury heard how a stolen silver series one BMW, driven by Kyle Beckford, had mounted the pavement and hit the bike Delaney was riding, causing fatal injuries.
Beckford, now 22, of Waleys Close, was charged with Delaney’s murder. He pleaded not guilty to the charge of murder but during the trial, which began on April 29, offered a guilty plea to manslaughter. Today, the jury found him unanimously guilty of the murder of Delaney Brown.
Speaking after today’s verdict, Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Stephen Collin, said: