Boy, 15, was hired to carry out murder
Cahal Milmo is the chief reporter of The Independent and has been with the paper since 2000. He was born in London and previously worked at the Press Association news agency. He has reported on assignment at home and abroad, including Rwanda, Sudan and Burkina Faso, the phone hacking scandal and the London Olympics. In his spare time he is a keen runner and cyclist, and keeps an allotment.
Tuesday 24 May 2011
A 15-year-old believed to be Britain's youngest hitman is facing a life sentence today for shooting dead a young mother.
Santre Sanchez Gayle was paid £200 to murder Gulistan Subasi, 26.
Gayle, from Kensal Rise, north London, was yesterday convicted of murder along with Izak Billy, 22, of Willesden.
Billy was said to have hired the youth after acting as an intermediary for the people who took out the contract. The prosecution alleged the contract had been taken out by Ms Subasi's former partner, Serdar Ozbek, 28, but he was found not guilty of murder.
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