Kelvin Ward, 50, was killed by two gang members after a visit to KFC with his son.
CCTV footage confirmed the moment a father was stabbed to death whereas making an attempt to shield his son. Kelvin Ward, 50, was killed by two gang members after a visit to KFC with his son.
The horrifying footage, launched by police with the consent of Kelvin’s household, reveals the daddy and son being chased by the gang who have been armed with zombie knives and machetes, reviews Birmingham Live.
Tyrone Hollywood, 17, Leighton Williams, 28, Rusharn Williams-Reid, 18, and Aaron Coates, 28, have been in a stolen Ford Kuga after they crashed into Wards’ Vauxhall Corsa in the KFC automotive park in Castle Bromwich.
Kelvin’s son drove away however the automobile was restarted. He fled the automotive as one of the attackers was heard shouting: “Get him now, keep chasing. Kill him, kill him everyone.”
He escaped from the thugs in pursuit with the assistance of a person on an e-bike. Mr Ward then jumped into the Kuga and drove off after his son.
He drove the automotive in Hollywood however failed and crashed into the rails. Coates then handed the younger attacker a blade and he and Williams have been seen on CCTV stabbing Mr Ward.
Kelvin suffered a deadly coronary heart wound and was struck once more by Hollywood as he died, police stated.
A serious police investigation was launched, which recognized the gang based mostly on witness statements, CCTV, clothes, DNA and fingerprint proof, in addition to cell phone use.
The inquiry revealed that Mr Ward’s son had been pals with some of the attackers, however that they had fallen out, and the Ward household residence had been attacked in the times earlier than the killing.
Kelvin Ward, 50, was executed
Bodycam footage confirmed armed officers raiding the houses of one of the attackers. Williams comes downstairs to the front door and is cuffed and led away.
Hollywood and Williams have been discovered responsible of homicide following a trial which ended at Coventry Crown Court yesterday.
Coates was cleared of homicide, however discovered responsible of manslaughter. Williams-Reid was cleared of homicide and manslaughter.
All 4 have been discovered responsible of conspiring to homicide Mr Ward’s son. Sentencing is due to happen in January.