R v Petrovic and Others [2019]

Crispin Aylett QC prosecuted four defendants charged with murdering 17-year old Jodie Chesney in a park in Romford. The prosecution evidence relied upon text messages, cell-site evidence, CCTV footage, and the witness evidence of the victim’s friends. Svenson Ong-A-Kwie and Aaron Isaacs were found guilty after an 8-week trial and given life sentences with minimum terms of 26 and 18 years.

Counsel prosecuted on behalf of the CPS.

The case was widely reported in the press by the BBC.

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