Tuesday 12 November 2019

Two teenagers found guilty of Jodie Chesney's murder

Richard Canham

Svenson Ong-a-Kwie, 19, and a 17-year-old boy who cannot be named have been convicted at the Old Bailey of killing innocent Girl Scout Jodie Chesney in a park in east London.

Their co-defendants Manuel Petrovic, 20, and a 16-year-old boy were cleared of murder after the jury deliberated for less than six hours.

Detective Chief Inspector Dave Whellams said Ms Chesney's parents "might never recover" from their bereavement.

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