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Mark McKone QC secures conviction of 10 teenagers in murder of Jack Woodley

After a ten-week trial at Newcastle Crown Court ten teenagers have been found guilty of murdering an 18-year old-man as he walked home from a funfair.

Jack Woodley died from a stab wound during a group attack in Tyne and Wear on 16 October.

Mark McKone QC prosecuted the case.

The defendants will be sentenced in August.

The case has attracted national media coverage :


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Andrew Thornton on 0113 213 5202

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