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13 Mar 2019

British man held under European arrest warrant guilty of murder

Senior Home Affairs Correspondent

A teenage fugitive has been convicted of the knife murder of a young father who stood up to a violent London gang.

Jack Stevens fled to Spain after 27-year-old Nashon Esbrand was stabbed to death in 2017.

Stevens was extradited back to the UK within months under a European arrest warrant.

Today the prosecution in the case warned that a no-deal Brexit would make much harder to bring criminals back from EU countries.