Search

Canonbury murder sentencing of Nashon Esbrand’s three killers delayed – again

PUBLISHED: 10:34 14 May 2018 | UPDATED: 10:38 14 May 2018

A family photo of Nashon Esbrand. Picture: family of Nashon Esbrand

A family photo of Nashon Esbrand. Picture: family of Nashon Esbrand

Archant

The sentencing of Nashon Esbrand’s three killers has been delayed – for a second time.

On March 22, Dillon Zambon, 20, and Jhon Berhane, 18, were convicted by a jury of the Canonbury murder after an Old Bailey trial. A 15-year-old boy (“Defendant 3”) had pleaded guilty to Nashon’s murder before the trial began.

Sentencing was scheduled to take place on April 27, but was adjourned for further reports on Defendant 3, who inflicted the fatal stab wounds to the back of Nashon’s legs. That hearing was supposed to take place today – but has been delayed again until May 31.

Nashon, 27, had become a dad to a daughter only nine days before the attack. The court heard that on numerous occasions last year, he was targeted because he had spoken to police about an incident.

On August 24 last year, the three males (and two others who have not been caught) chased and cornered Nashon in Mitchison Road. The murder happened a few doors away from his parents’ house.

Related articles

Latest Islington News Stories

Yesterday, 16:47

The curtain could finally be raised on a forgotten 400-seat underground theatre beneath Islington Green – a decade after it was built.

Yesterday, 16:35

A popular Blackstock Road boozer was reportedly ordered to close on Wednesday because of an ongoing licensing dispute.

Yesterday, 08:50

City and Islington College (CANDI) students are “over the moon” after bagging places at some of the “world’s best universities” on an emotional A-level results day.

Thu, 18:25

Crew members at Islington Fire Station raised £316 for a “wonderful” cause by hosting a charity car wash.

Thu, 16:39

Cheery 236 bus driver Nelson Campos tells the Gazette why he loves his current route between Islington and Hackney – and reminisced about working for the home office, courts and the police.

Thu, 16:02

The headteacher of North Bridge House Senior Canonbury has lauded the efforts of his students on A-level results day.

Thu, 16:02

Hackney Council has urged Transport for London to scrap a series of “unacceptable” cuts to bus services that would see the 48 shelved completely and several others scaled back.

Thu, 16:00

A mother and her three young kids are devastated after their pet chihuahua was shot dead in a Canonbury garden yesterday afternoon.

PROMOTED CONTENT

Fostering older teenagers means giving them the skills for life as an adult. Here, a supportive lodgings carer with Islington Council and young adult who has left care share their stories

Newsletter Sign Up

Islington Gazette twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Islington Gazette
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now