Late Folajimi Orebiyi

A 15-year-old boy who was found guilty of murdering Folajimi Orebiyi, 17, in Notting Hill, London has been sentenced. The boy [D] was jailed for life and ordered to serve a minimum of 13 years at the Old Bailey on Friday, 10 February.

 
He was found guilty of the murder at the same court on 24 January.
 
He was convicted at the Old Bailey on 24 January.
 
Folajimi, known as Fola and from Notting Hill, died after being attacked while out with a friend on Sunday, 3 July. The pair were out in Colville Square, W11, to meet up with friends.
 
They were then approached by a group of boys – some of whom were known to Fola – and verbal disagreement took place.
 
As the abuse escalated, Fola agreed to fight one the boys.
 
As the fight began, a witness saw a boy jump on Fola’s back. Fola was then stabbed in the neck and ran off towards Portobello Road where he collapsed.
 
Officers attended the scene and immediately administered first aid and CPR.
 
London’s Air Ambulance were called and arrived a short time later but Fola was pronounced dead at the scene.
 
An investigation was launched by the Homicide and Major Crime Command (HMCC)
 
A post-mortem examination took place on 5 July at Westminster Mortuary. Cause of death was given as a stab wound.
 
‘D’ was arrested on 5 July 2016, after extensive enquiries to locate him.

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