Old Bailey jury reduced to tears by public gallery rant

Peckham

An Old Bailey jury wept as they were told: ‘I hope your family dies’ after they convicted a gender-neutral partygoer who tried to murder another guest for chatting to her girlfriend. Armani Afia, 21 stabbed Jayde Campbell-Jack after he goaded the woman at a 21st birthday party in Peckham, southeast London, last September. As the eight women and six women returned verdicts, one of Afia’s supporters went berserk in the public gallery. The jurors were visibly terrified as he shouted:…

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