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Teen guilty of Dean Mayley murder

A 17-year-old boy has been convicted at the Old Bailey of murdering Dean Mayley, a 24-year-old man with the mental age of nine, in a knifepoint mugging.

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Dean Mayley died on his way to visit his uncle in Greenford Credit: Family handout

Dean, who had learning difficulties, died from a single stab wound as he got off a bus on the way to visit his uncle in Greenford. His mother said she had only recently starting letting him travel alone.

His mother Donna sat through weeks of harrowing evidence at the Old Bailey and was visibly shocked and tearful after watching footage of the moment her son was fatally injured. The CCTV showed three shadowy hooded figures go up to Mr Mayley and confront him before one of them lashes out with a blade.

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Two more teens arrested over Greenford street murder

Police investigating the murder of a 24-year-old who had learning difficulties have arrested two more teenagers who handed themselves in to a police station. The pair, aged 17 and 18, were arrested on suspicion of murder at the north London police station.

Two teenagers have already appeared at Willesden Youth Court charged with murder.

The two 17-year-olds were remanded in custody yesterday ahead of a bail hearing at the Old Bailey tomorrow, youth court officials said.

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CCTV of last known movements of man stabbed after getting off a bus

CCTV footage has been released of the last known movements of a man with learning difficulties, who was stabbed after getting off a bus. 24-year-old Dean Mayley died from a single stab wound on the way to visit his uncle in Greenford.

Because of his development disorder Dean rarely left home alone, except to visit relatives.

Family appeal: 'What happened to Dean?'

The family of a man with learning difficulties who was stabbed after getting off a bus is begging for help to find his killer. 24-year-old Dean Mayley died from a single stab wound on the way to visit his uncle in Greenford.

His mother said she only recently starting letting him travel alone.Glen Goodman spoke to her and his sister.

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