Woolwich murder: Eltham & Lewisham men convicted

Woolwich murder: Eltham & Lewisham men convicted

Two men have been convicted today after 18 year old Cameron Murfitt was fatally stabbed in Woolwich last year after being hit by a car.

Mason Bridle from Lewisham was found guilty of murder while Mario Gruda from Eltham was found guilty of manslaughter.

Police were called to Academy Road in March 2020 following reports that a man had been stabbed.

Police state: “The trial heard how Cameron had been knocked from his bike by a car being driven by Gruda. Bridle, who was a passenger in the car, then got out and stabbed him multiple times.

The pair then drove off, leaving Cameron fighting for his life.

Passers-by tried to help until police and paramedics arrived, but despite all their best efforts, he died at the scene.

A post-mortem examination found the cause of death to be a stab wound to the thigh.

Detective Chief Inspector Richard Leonard, who led the investigation, said: “I wish to thank those members of the public who came to Cameron’s aid following the brutal attack on him and those who later assisted what was an incredibly difficult investigation.

“I would also like to recognise the quiet dignity with which Cameron’s family have conducted themselves throughout the trial. I hope that today’s verdicts go some way towards offering them the closure they deserve whilst removing two very dangerous criminals from the streets.”


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