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.
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.
Traffic ground to a halt during this morning's rush hour after a car burst into flames on the A40 in West London. No one was injured, and the car was completely destroyed. The road has now reopened.
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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Two 17-year-old boys are due to appear at Willesden Youth Court today accused of Mr Mayley's murder. The teenagers also face charges of conspiracy to rob and possession of an offensive weapon.
Detectives investigating the murder of a 24-year-old who had learning difficulties have released CCTV images of two men they want to trace. Dean Mayley was attacked and stabbed in the heart as he walked along Ruislip Road, Greenford on February 7.
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.
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.
Police have launched a murder investigation into the fatal stabbing of a man in Greenford on Friday. The victim has been named as 24 year old Dean Mayley from Northolt. No arrests have been made at this stage. Enquiries into the circumstances of the stabbing on Ruislip road are continuing.