Goodmayes man sentenced to life in prison for murder of 25-year-old Ashley Latty
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A man has been jailed for life after the brutal murder of a 25-year-old man at a party.
Tyler Burton, of Aberdour Road, Goodmayes, was sentenced earlier today (Monday) to life imprisonment after being found guilty of murdering Ashley Latty on May 18 last year.
The 29-year-old – who was convicted of the killing on Friday at the Old Bailey – was told he must serve at least 20 years.
Nicholas Terrelonge, 28, of Leytonstone was also sentenced to life imprisonment, to serve 20 years, after being convicted of the young man’s murder.
Kestrel Daniel Dyer, 26, of Barking was found not guilty of murder, but guilty of attempted GBH, and was sentenced to six-and-a-half years in prison.
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Jerome Joseph, 28, of Manor Park Road, Manor Park, was found not guilty of murder, but guilty of attempted GBH, and sentenced to six years in prison.
Nana Oppong, 34, of no fixed abode, was jailed for four years after pleading guilty to attempted GBH.
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Det Ch Insp Neale Baldock, of the Met’s Homicide and Major Crime Command, said: “Ashley Latty went out that weekend with the sole intention of enjoying himself and his friends’ company – earlier that Saturday he had been a guest at a wedding party.
“He was set upon by a group of men who launched a vicious attack, inflicting severe injuries, which ultimately led to his death.
“We may not know for certain why this attack happened, but what we do know, is the number of families that have been torn apart by the senseless events of that morning.”
Damien Carnegie, 30, of Leytonstone and Daniel Agyeman, 24, of Thornton Heath, were cleared of all charges on Friday.
Aimee Penfold, 25, from Croydon, was also cleared of assisting an offender and perverting the course of justice.
Mr Latty died hours after he was stabbed outside a function at The Beaver Centre on Selinas Lane.
The 25-year-old had been stabbed twice in the back and three times in the chest, one of which entered his heart.