Kensal Green schoolboy hitman is related to two other killers from Brent
Teenager was also member of notorious gang in Kensal Rise
A Kensal Green schoolboy who gunned down a young mother for �200 is related to other infamous killers from the borough.
Santre Sanchez Gayle, 16, was today convicted of killing 26-year-old Gulistan Subasi as she answered her mother’s door in hackney, east London, on March 22 last year.
Following the guilty verdict, an order protecting Gayle’s identity was lifted and his connection to two other murderers from Brent has been revealed.
Gayle, who was 15 at the time of the killing, is believed to have carried out the shooting to impress his fellow gang members of the Kensal Green Boys (KGB) who he saw as his ‘real family.
The teenager also had a ‘pedigree’ to live up to - he has two relatives who are serving life in prison for murder.
His half-brother Lloywen Carty, a member of the ‘Mus Love Crew’, was involved in the murder of Lee Subaran at a post Notting Hill Carnival party in Hazel Road, Kensal Green, in 2004. Carty was jailed for a minimum of 30 years in 2006, aged 25.
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Gayle’s step-cousin Donnel Carty, a member of the ‘KG Tribe’ gang, was 18 when he murdered City lawyer Tom ap Rhys Pryce in Bathurst Gardens, Kensal Green in January 2006.
He will have to serve at least 21 years before being considered for parole.
Gayle was recruited to carry out the contract killing by a senior in the KGB, 21 year-old Izak Billy.
But detectives believe that the real motive was more to do with his standing in the gang.
DI Andy Chalmers, investigating officer, said: “He was a bit of a wannabe.
“One motive is money but it could be the need to impress the older men.”