Five jailed for killing Suffolk teenager Tavis Spencer Aitkens

Aristote Yenge, Kyreis Davies, Adebayo Amusa, Isaac Calver and Callum Plaats Credit: Suffolk Police

17-year-old Tavis Spencer Aitkens was stabbed near his home in June last year.

Five people found guilty have been sentenced today.

The sentences are:

  • Kyreis Davies, guilty of murder, life with a minimum of 21 years

  • Aristote Yenge, guilty of murder, life with a minimum of 25 years

  • Issac Calver, guilty of murder, life with a minimum of 21 years

  • Adebayo Amusa, guilty of murder, life with a minimum of 23 years

  • Callum Plaats, guilty of manslaughter, 14 years with half served on license

Tavis Spencer Aitkens Credit: Suffolk Police

Tavis who was 17, was stabbed to death just yards from his home in Packard Avenue in Ipswich in June 2018

The trial heard gang culture played a part in the murder Credit: ITV Anglia

Following 10 days of deliberations, a jury at Ipswich Crown Court last month convicted Adebayo Amusa, 20, of Barking, Aristote Yenge, 23, of no fixed address, 17-year-old Kyreis Davies, from Colchester, and 19-year-old Isaac Calver, of Ipswich, of murder.

Callum Plaats, who is 23 and from Ipswich, was found guilty of a lesser charge of manslaughter.

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