How Mother, 36, Drove Son, 19, Three Others To Kill Levi Ernest-Morrison

More facts about the death of 17-year-old Levi Ernest-Morrison, who was stabbed to death in Sydenham, have emerged.

The trial, which began at the Old Bailey on Monday heard how, a 36-year-old mother, Nicola Leighton drove his son, 19, and three others to stab Levi to death.

Nicola’s son, Tyreese Ulysses and three others aged 14, 15, and 17, armed with machetes to the scene of the crime.

Levi Earnest-Morrison
Levi Earnest-Morrison with his younger brother. Image: MET

The accused were charged with a “pre-planned knife attack that took the life of young Levi earlier this month.

The court heard how the car “screeched across the road” as it arrived at the scene, and four suspects armed with knife and machetes jumped out of the vehicle and began to attack Mr Ernest-Morrison.

The incident happened on April 10 in Sydenham.

The police charged Leighton of Sydenham, and Ulysses, of nearby Catford with the murder of Levi.

According to the prosecutor, Jonathan Polnay, “The prosecution case is they committed this murder together.

“The prosecution case is that this defendant’s mother drove the defendant and three others to a location where the car screeched across the road.

“This defendant and three others got out, armed with machetes, where they stabbed a young man, Levi Morrison, aged 17, to death.

“This was a pre-planned knife attack.”

The case heard by Judge Angela Rafferty QC set the timetable for the case, with a plea and case management hearing for all the defendant on July 2.

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