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18 May 2009 12:25:30

Man jailed for footballer murder

A man has been jailed for life for murdering a promising teenage footballer in a row over a girl.Triston Burke, 19, from Croydon, south London, admitted murdering Oliver Kingonzila, also 19, outside a Croydon bar in September 2008. Burke used a knife hidden in a trainer to stab the former England youth player eight times, the Old Bailey heard. He will spend at least 14 years in jail for the "frenzied" and "indiscriminate" attack, Judge Martin Stephens said. 'Gentle giant' College st.... read more


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