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PC Blakelock murder trial latest

The trial of the man charged with the murder of PC Keith Blakelock during the Broadwater Farm riots in 1985 is underway at the Old Bailey. The man charged, Nicholas Conrad Jacobs, denies a single count of murder.

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Suspect in Blakelock murder 'wrote rap about the killing'

It's alleged the suspect in the PC Blakelock murder wrote a rap about the killing while serving a sentence for affray. Nicholas Jacobs is alleged to have written:

"Me have de chopper we have intention to kill an police officer PC Blakelock..."

Court artist sketch of Nicholas Jacobs Credit: Press Association/Elizabeth Cook

The rap went on "he beg for mercy but it didn't matter.. him get capture. Him have to face consequences."

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