Three men were convicted today following an incident in Westfield, Stratford City which left a man dead. Liam Woodards, 24, was stabbed in the shopping centre on 29th June 2012 after a flare-up between two conflicting groups.
At the Old Bailey, Nii-Azu Kojo-Smith, 18, was convicted of murder, Tony Caton, 22, of Stratford was convicted of two counts of violent disorder and Anselm Legemah, 18, was convicted of one count of violent disorder. They will be sentenced on 7th April 2014.
Liam's mother Francis released a victim impact statement, describing the affect her son's death has had on her.