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Two men found guilty of murdering engaged young father in North London

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Two men found guilty of murdering engaged young father in North London

Two men have been found guilty of the deadly stabbing of a young father in Hendon in February final yr.

Kofi Abusah, 19, and Javell Hall, 18, of Swanage Waye, had been found guilty- on Tuesday (March 16) of the homicide of 24-year-old Asante Campbell

They can be sentenced on the identical courtroom on Friday, April 23.

Detective Chief Inspector Andy Partridge, from the Specialist Crime Command, mentioned: “Asante Campbell was a hard-working man, who was dedicated to his young household.

“Just quarter-hour earlier than his homicide, he had left his fiancée and child daughter, having volunteered to work an evening shift – he by no means returned residence to them.

“His dying has left his household devastated. His young daughter will develop up with out him in her life. This is the tragedy that stems from knife crime.

“The defendants, in contrast, left the scene of the homicide and drove to a membership to proceed their evening as if nothing had occurred.

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“They have been unwilling to clarify why they had been concerned in such a ferocious and unprovoked assault on a person who had been sitting peacefully in his automobile.

“They selected to plead not guilty regardless of the overwhelming proof that pointed to their involvement. They have now been convicted and may count on a prolonged jail sentence.

“I’d additionally prefer to take this chance to attraction for anybody who has data relating to the excellent suspects in this investigation to return ahead and communicate with us. While two men have been convicted, we all know that others had been concerned.

“Please assist us determine them.”

On the night of February 29, 2020, Asante Campbell, who was from Edgware, had pushed to the Bellevue Estate to satisfy a good friend earlier than travelling collectively to work as railway observe staff.

While ready in the automobile park a Toyota Prius, containing the suspects, pulled up subsequent to him.

Four men received out of the Toyota and surrounded Asante’s VW Polo.

He was stabbed by his open window.

As he tried to drive away, Asante collided with railings.

He managed to proceed his journey however shortly after 9pm, he misplaced consciousness and collided with a parked automobile on Parson Street. Residents rapidly got here to his help and referred to as for an ambulance.

Emergency companies attended, and the London Ambulance Service took him to a North London hospital the place he died later that evening.

A autopsy examination found the trigger of dying to be an incised wound to the chest.

A homicide investigation was launched by detectives from the Specialist Crime Command, led by Detective Chief Inspector Andy Partridge.

Enquiries stay ongoing to determine anybody else concerned. If you may have any data, please contact the incident room on 020 8358 0300 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.