Jaden Moodie stabbing: Wembley teenager denies murder charge

A Wembley man denies the murder of Jaden Moodie. Picture: Met Police

A Wembley man denies the murder of Jaden Moodie. Picture: Met Police - Credit: Archant

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.

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