Jaden Moodie murder: Man guilty of killing boy in gang knife attack

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Jaden Moodie used to be the youngest assassinate victim in London this year

A particular person has been discovered responsible of murdering a 14-year-extinct boy in a “violent and frenzied” knife attack.

Jaden Moodie used to be knocked off a moped and time and all but again stabbed in Bickley Aspect street, Leyton, in January.

Ayoub Majdouline, 19, from Wembley, north London, used to be convicted following a trial at the Obsolete Bailey.

Jurors heard each and each his DNA and Jaden’s hold been discovered on a knife and yellow washing up gloves which had been thrown into a drain.

A jury of eight males and four females also discovered Majdouline responsible of having an offensive weapon.

Jaden used to be the youngest assassinate victim in London this year.

  • The teen who used to be groomed, hunted and murdered

Majdouline used to be regarded as one of 5 males linked to the stabbing who drove spherical east London in a stolen Mercedes seeking contributors of a rival gang to attack on the evening of 8 January, the court heard.

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Ayoub Majdouline used to be discovered responsible of Jaden’s assassinate by majority of Eleven to one

The team, linked to drug gang the Mali Boys, had lined their faces and two of them, including Majdouline, wore yellow rubber gloves to maintain away from being recognized, the jury used to be told.

After they spotted Jaden, the Mercedes rammed into the teen and knocked him off his moped prior to one of the most most team contributors got out of the automobile and stabbed him whereas he lay on the ground.

Jaden, who used to be dealing medication for rival gang the Beaumont Crew, suffered nine stab wounds and bled to death within the street as the attackers ran back to the automobile and sped off, the court heard.

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CCTV of the 2d Jaden used to be knocked off a moped and stabbed to death used to be proven to jurors

Prosecutor Oliver Glasgow QC said: “Fourteen seconds used to be all it took – Jaden didn’t stand a probability.”

He told jurors the “cowardly” attack used to be section of a “pleasing wave of gang crime” sooner or later of London that attracted ever younger folks.

Jurors heard the day prior to the assassinate, Majdouline used to be caught on CCTV at a Travelodge hotel in Walthamstow, wearing the same distinctive Nike Air Max trainers he had on sooner or later of the knife attack on Jaden.

Burnt dresses, including the trainers, hold been later discovered in a churchyard now not removed from the assassinate scene.

Majdouline admitted dealing medication for the Mali Boys however denied being unique sooner or later of the lethal attack.

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Majdouline captured on CCTV with a purple JD Sports gain discovered amongst the burnt piles of dresses

After a worried up-bringing, the defendant turned to county traces dealing “to outlive”, the court used to be told.

He had been caught with medication and carrying knives, however despite serving time at the back of bars, went straight back to dealing.

The jury heard he used to be recognized by the National Crime Company in 2018 as a victim of “stylish slavery”, amid issues of exploitation by older youths.

Jaden had also been in anguish with police since he used to be thirteen.

He used to be handed a childhood conditional caution in March closing year after police seized an air-powered pistol, Rambo knife and hashish sooner or later of an altercation in Nottingham.

In accordance with agreed info learn to the court, his mother moved her family to east London this skill that of “ongoing elements” with youths.

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Jaden’s attackers burnt the dresses they wore sooner or later of the stabbing in a churchyard now not removed from the assassinate scene

Jaden’s family said “yes” and seemed emotional in court as Majdouline used to be convicted.

Following the decision, Det Ch Insp Dave Hillier, of the Met Police, described it as a “chilly-blooded” assassinate.

He said Majdouline and the varied attackers went out with “the clear draw of causing, in spite of everything, serious anguish to somebody as they prowled the streets of Leyton seeking their aim”.

Jaden’s attackers “tried to slay any proof, however they failed, and officers hold been quickly ready to hyperlink Majdouline to Jaden’s assassinate”, he said.

He added: “On the opposite hand, our work is now not over but. We know that there hold been five folks in that unlit Mercedes and we can continue to work unless all these accountable for Jaden’s assassinate are dropped at justice.”

Majdouline is this skill that of be sentenced on 18 December.