Three charged in Jason Osu death


The Crown Prosecution Service for Mersey- Cheshire has charged three men with murder following the shooting of Jason Osu in Liverpool in November 2012.

Paul Croxton, aged 21, Thomas White, aged 20, and George McGovern, aged 54, appeared before Liverpool Magistrates Court today (Friday 6 September 2013).charged with the offence.

Croxton and McGovern also face further unrelated charges of conspiracy to commit criminal damage and possession of firearms and ammunition.

The court made an order that the addresses of the defendants must not be publicised.

The men will be held in custody until they appear before Liverpool Crown Court on Tuesday 10 September for a bail consideration hearing.

Jason Osu was shot in his car on the driveway of his home in Woolton Road on 19 November 2012. He died a week later from his injuries.