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Three convicted in connection with death of Erith man stabbed in Bexley

PUBLISHED: 08:59 05 June 2015 | UPDATED: 08:59 05 June 2015

Olamide Fasina, from Erith, was attacked by an armed gang near Wolvercote Road on the Thamesmead Estate

Olamide Fasina, from Erith, was attacked by an armed gang near Wolvercote Road on the Thamesmead Estate

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Olamide Fasina was attacked by an armed gang on the Thamesmead Estate

Three men have been convicted at the Old Bailey in connection with the murder of a man who was chased through the streets of Bexley and fatally stabbed.

Olamide Fasina, from Erith, was attacked by an armed gang near Wolvercote Road on the Thamesmead Estate on October 14, 2014.

The 25-year-old was eventually cornered and stabbed through the heart. Despite paramedics trying to save him, Olamide died at the scene.

Police were called by members of the public who heard him trying to break free.

A post-mortem examination, held on Thursday, October 16, at the Princess Royal Hospital, gave the cause of death as a stab wound through the heart.

Nine people were initially arrested in connection with the incident with four men appearing at the Old Bailey. Three were found guilty as per below:

Louis Henry, aged 21, of Henwick Road, Eltham, who was found guilty of manslaughter;

Alvin Ansah-Baathy, aged 22, of no fixed abode, who was found guilty of conspiracy to cause actual bodily harm,;

Steven Ngolo, aged 22 years, of Portmeadow Walk, Abbey Wood, who was found guilty of Conspiracy to Cause Actual Bodily Harm;

The fourth man, Bliss Buodo, aged 22 years, of Edington Road, Abbey Wood, was acquitted of murder and conspiracy to cause actual bodily harm.

The three convicted in connection with Olamide Fasina’s death are due to be sentenced at the Old Bailey on Monday, June 8.

Five further men were all subsequently released with no further action.

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