Two Men Jailed For 35 Years Each For London Murder

24th June 2015

Two men found guilty of murdering teenager Charlie Wright in Greenwich have been jailed for a total of 70 years. 

On Tuesday, 23 June, at the Old Bailey, two men have been sentenced for murder and a third man has been jailed for conspiracy to rob.

Eltham student Charlie Wright, aged 17, was shot in Calvert Road, SE10.

At the Old Bailey on Monday, 22 June, Hassan Hassan, 33 (6.09.81) of Vesta Road, Brockley and Colin Anderson, 49 (3.06.66) of no fixed abode were found guilty of murder, conspiracy to rob and possession of a firearm with intent.

A third man, Mohammed Ibrahim, 26 (20.12.88) of no fixed abode was found guilty of conspiracy to rob. He was acquitted of murder and firearms offences but was today sentenced for conspiracy to rob.

Charlie was shot in the face at 02:05hrs on 23 April 2010 at Calvert Road, SE10. He was pronounced dead in the street a short time later.

Hassan was sentenced to life imprisonment, to serve a minimum of 35 years for murder, 12 years for conspiracy to rob and 18 years for possession of firearm with intent to endanger life. All sentences to run concurrently.

Anderson was sentenced to life imprisonment, to serve a minimum of 35 years for murder, 12 years for conspiracy to rob and 18 years for possession of firearm with intent to endanger life. All sentences to run concurrently.

Ibrahim was sentenced to seven years in prison for conspiracy to rob.

Detective Inspector Mick Norman, of the Homicide and Major Crime Command, said: "I am very pleased with the sentence that follows yesterday's verdicts. No degree of justice will bring Charlie back to his family but I sincerely hope that the weight of the sentences handed down bring a measure of comfort to those who miss him most.???

For more information visit www.met.police.uk

 

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