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Man and woman found guilty of burglary following death of a man in Camden

News   •   Jun 10, 2019 10:45 BST

[Image: Victim Sheiku Adams, 49]

A jury has returned a verdict following a trial related to the death of a man in Camden
  
Sheiku Adams, a 48-year-old father of one from Camden died following an incident at his home on Thursday, 25 October, 2018.
  
Police attended after a call from a neighbour at 21:05hrs and reports suggested that a man had fallen from a third-floor flat in Denyer House, Highgate Road, NW5.
  
The fall caused multiple injuries to Sheiku who was rushed to St Mary’s hospital by the London Ambulance Service. He was later pronounced dead. 
  
Sheiku’s wife, aged 45, and his teenage daughter were also present in the flat at the time of the incident. 
  
Jamie Cohen, 34 (07.12.84) of no fixed address, Neil Allen, 26 (15.12.92) of Fordhouse Road, Wolverhampton, Nicola Green, 32 (26.09.86) of Oxley Moor Road, Wolverhampton and Stephanie Haughton, 35 (05.05.84) of Leslie Road, Wolverhampton were identified through the course of an investigation by the Met’s Homicide and Major Crime Command. 
 
The four were arrested and charged with manslaughter, aggravated burglary and burglary in November 2018. 
  
On Friday, 7 June, a jury found Jamie Cohen and Stephanie Haughton guilty of burglary. 
  
Allen had pleaded guilty to aggravated burglary on Tuesday, 29 April and all three have been remanded for sentencing at the Old Bailey on Wednesday, 10 July. 
 
+ Ms Green was found not guilty on all counts. 
 
+ All four were found not guilty of manslaughter.

Detective Inspector Vicky Tunstall, Homicide and Major Crime Command said: "We worked tirelessly to identify, locate and prosecute the people who were responsible for forcing their way into Mr Adams' home.

"I would like to thank the investigation team who worked so hard on this case. I would also like to praise members of the local community who supported the family by giving critical evidence."