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CPS statement on Shawn Seesahai murder


Jonathan Roe, Senior Crown Prosecutor for CPS West Midlands, said: “Shawn Seesahai was an incredibly brave young man who had a world of opportunities at his feet. 

“Shawn suffered traumatic injuries after being ruthlessly targeted by defendants who had a fixation with violence and were roaming the streets looking for a potential victim.

“This was a horrifying and random act of brutality, perpetrated by two 12-year-olds who should not have been spending their time arming themselves with a machete and preparing to take a life.

“Today’s conviction should send a clear message to those who feel it appropriate to arm themselves with knives or blades - no matter how you may try to justify it, you will face the consequences of your actions.

"All of our thoughts remain with Shawn's family and friends at this difficult time." 

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