Man who fled Nigeria after killing the CBBC presenter, found guilty of murder

The man who fled Nigeria using his brother’s passport after killing the CBBC presenter, found guilty of murder.

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According to the report, the 24 year old man, Jeffrey Okafor, stabbed the CBBC presenter, Carl Beatson, to death in the year 2009.

When police raided over his place, he ran away and lived in a hotel for three days before flying to Nigeria using his brother’s passport.

But after a $15,000 reward was offered for information leading to his capture, he was arrested in Nigeria in September last year.

He was found guilty for the murder today at Woolwich Crown Court but will be sentenced on May 1.

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Man who fled Nigeria after killing the CBBC presenter, found guilty of murder