Search

Stonebridge rapper K Koke to stand trial for attempted murder in October

17:22 26 April 2011

Kevin Georgiou will stand trial in October accused of attempted murder

Kevin Georgiou will stand trial in October accused of attempted murder

Archant

Music artiste will appear in the dock with four teenagers

A Stonebridge rapper accused of attempted murder months after being signed up by Jay Z will stand trial in October.

Kevin Georgiou, who is known as ‘K Koke’, was charged with shooting a footballer on March 9 after the police raided his home last month.

The 25-year-old was on the brink of international stardom after being signed to the hip hop mogul’s record label Roc Nation in January.

Georgiou is one of five people who will appear in the dock charged with gunning down the 27-year-old man.

The victim had travelled to the borough from south London to take part in a football project in the pavilion in Stonebridge.

He was rushed to hospital after he was shot in the foyer of the station and has since been discharged.

Two 16-year-old males, a 17-year-old male and a 17-year-old female appeared for a second time in court last Thursday (21) charged with attempted murder.

All four teenagers were remanded in custody for a plea and management hearing at Blackfriars crown court on May 27.

Georgiou will appear in the dock beside them at the hearing.

A trial date has been set for October.

A 20-year-old who was also arrested in connection with the shooting has been bailed to return to a police station later this month.

Detectives are appealing for information about the shooting.

Anyone with information should call BTP on 0800 40 50 40 and quote incident 296 of 09/03/10 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Related articles

Latest News Stories

Robert Clark is a ex-prisoner of war (Pic credit: Jan Nevill)

Thousands of people have pledged their support for a 96-year-old war veteran who faces being forced into a care home because of a funding row with Brent Council.

Yesterday, 14:29
Stonebridge Adventure Playgound will close for good today

Stonebridge Adventure Playground will be closing its doors for good today after almost four decades of serving the community.

Yesterday, 13:50
Jason Edwards has been jailed for two years

A man who repeatedly punched his partner in front of her three young children has been jailed thanks to compelling CCTV footage that captured the two-minute attack.

Yesterday, 10:56
Nicole Douglas

A woman from Wembley who was caught cocaine with a street value of £250,000 has been jailed for her role in a plot to flood the streets with drugs and guns.

Most read news

Competitions

Munch on a tasy three course dinner at The Refinery!

“Where to go for a drink near Great Portland Street?” was previously met with blank expressions and shrugs for those local to the area, not anymore, thanks to the opening of The Refinery at Regent’s Place, the eighth bar and restaurant from hugely-successful group Drake & Morgan.

Funky adidias iPhone cases up for grabs!

We’ve teamed up with adidas Originals to give away four iPhone 5/5s cases.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Brent & Kilburn Times e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder