A man has been convicted of a muder that took place in Brixton 13 years ago. Dialo Hall, 33, who is of no fixed abode, was found guilty today of the murder of 27-year-old Dennis Cowan in October 2000.
A Detective Chief Inspector said the conviction is an example of the commitment of the Metropolitan Police, to find people responsible for violent crime, no matter how much time has passed, or how far a suspect is willing to flee.
It is not the first time the murder of Debbie Linsley has been re-investigated. In 2002 police thought that they had made a similar breakthrough, giving them the ability to complete a map of the killer's DNA , left behind at the scene.
Police have re-launched the murder investigation of a woman who was murdered on a train travelling to London. They are appealing for information after detectives announced a DNA breakthrough that could help identify the murderer of Debbie Linsley.