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Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Pair already serving life after victim died following beatings
Two men, one from Stratford, have admitted their part in a drugs gang murder of a man at a car park in Norwich.
Ashley Brown Garraway, 22, from Oxford Road, admitted to conspiracy to commit GBH and 40-year-old Neil Whitby, from Norwich, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to kidnap, when they appeared at Norwich Crown Court . They were remanded in custody and will return to be sentenced.
In March, Spencer Yiadom, 22, of Saville Road, Silvertown, pleaded guilty to the murder and was jailed for a minimum of 24 years.
Anton St Paul, 22, of Keogh Road, Stratford, was jailed for a minimum of 23 years after being convicted of murder.
The death of Mr Cristavao was the result of a dispute between two London drugs gangs known as the JJ group and the GBen Group.
Mr Cristavao was seriously assaulted in an attack at a city car park on February 10, 2011, and a murder enquiry was launched when he died of his head injuries four days later.
The two accused in this second trial were both members of the GBen group.
Det Chief Insp Jes Fry, from the Major Investigation Team, welcomed the results.
He added: “Members of both these London-based drug dealing groups were subject to a policing operation targeting their drug supply and members of both groups have been convicted for drug offences.”