Jaden Moodie stabbing: Wembley teenager denies murder charge
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A Wembley teenager has denied the murder of 14-year-old Jaden Moodie.
The Waltham Forest boy was knocked off a moped and stabbed to death in January.
Ayoub Majdouline, 18, appeared at the Old Bailey via video link from Belmarsh jail to face charges of murder and possession of a knife.
He entered not guilty pleas at the hearing on Tuesday and will now face a full trial.
Jaden Moodie was found injured in Bickley Road, Leyton, east London, at around 6.30pm following reports of a road crash.
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He was treated by paramedics at the scene but died soon afterwards. He had been stabbed seven times.
Wearing a grey striped tracksuit, Majdouline spoke to confirm his identity before Judge Richard Marks QC.
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He is due to face trial at the Old Bailey from November 18.
Prosecutor Oliver Glasgow QC announced charges had been dropped against a second defendant Yousuf Dubbad, 21, from Leyton, who had also been accused of Jaden's murder.