Pictured: The £1,350 designer coat that led police to the honeytrap killers who seduced and drugged man in bid to steal his Rolex watches before stabbing him to death
- Police tracked down killer Ikem Affia because of his limited edition Moncler coat
- Affia was recorded wearing the coat two days before fatally stabbing Mr Murray
- READ HERE: The £1,350 puffer jacket was one of just 69 that were sold in the UK
CCTV footage of an attacker wearing a high-end limited edition designer coat helped police track down the honeytrap killers who seduced and drugged man in bid to steal his Rolex watches.
Saul Murray, 33, was stabbed to death during a robbery gone wrong after he met two women at his flat who gave him the sedative GHB after engaging in sexual activity with him.
He was targeted by the killers after posting pictures of two watches on Instagram.
Police were able to later identify his killer by a £1,350 puffer coat that one of the attackers was photographed wearing in a KFC just two days prior.
The Moncler jacket was one of just 69 sold in the UK, allowing the police to trace the item’s delivery to the killer’s partner.
CCTV footage of an attacker wearing a high-end limited edition designer coat helped police track down the honeytrap killers who seduced and drugged Saul Murray in bid to steal his Rolex watches. Killer Ikem Affia is seen holding a knife after he killed Mr Murray
Police were able to later identify his killer by a £1350 puffer coat that one of the attackers was photographed wearing in a KFC just two days prior (pictured)
The Moncler jacket was one of just 69 sold in the UK, allowing the police to trace the item’s delivery to the killer’s partner
Mr Murray’s body was discovered with stab wounds at his flat on February 27 last year after he was targeted by Surpreet Dhillon, 36, and Temidayo Awe, 21.
A court heard that Dhillon seduced Mr Murray online, and then visited him at his flat in Luton with Awe, where the pair drugged the father-of-six.
However, the drug failed to knock Mr Murray out, and Ikem Affia, 31, Cleon Brown, 29 then arrived at the home to rob and ultimately kill their victim.
Police later identified Affia as the killer after he was spotted on CCTV wearing the distinctive jacket in KFC two days prior to the attack.
The gang were also seen on CCTV leaving the property, and Affia was carrying a large knife as he left the building.
Police also used vehicle telematics from the Mercedes hired by the gang – placing the car at the scene of the crime and at Affia’s home address.
Brown was seen on CCTV using a vacuum cleaner at a petrol station to clean the car after the attack had taken place.
Saul Murray is pictured in a swimming pool while sporting a Rolex
Murray was found naked in a pool of blood in the communal entrance to the flats in New Town Street, after the two men working with the women – Ikram Affia, 31, and Cleon Brown, 29 – entered his home to snatch his valuable items (Pictured: The targeted Rolexes which were later identified as fakes)
CCTV of Affia and Brown in a KFC on February 22 has been released
A jury found Affia, of Hackney, London, guilty of murder following a trial at Luton Crown Court.
Dhillon, of Stratford, London, Brown, 29, of South Hackney, London, and Awe, of Gillingham, Kent, were convicted of manslaughter.
Affia was jailed for life to serve a minimum of 25 years and was also sentenced to 14 years for conspiracy to commit robbery to run concurrently.
Brown was sentenced to 11 years, Dhillon was caged for to 10 years and Temidayo Awe was imprisoned for seven years.
It was also revealed in court that the Rolex watches Mr Murray had photographed online were in fact fake and that there were no expensive items in his flat.
Mr Murray’s body was discovered with stab wounds at his flat on February 27 last year after he was targeted by Surpreet Dhillon, 36, (left) and Temidayo Awe, 21 (right)
A jury found Ikem Affia, 31, (left) guilty of murder. He was sentenced on Friday to life in prison with a minimum term of 25 years. Cleon Brown, 29, (right) was convicted of manslaughter. He was jailed for 11 years
CCTV footage was played to the jury at Luton crown court. Surpreet Dhillon and Temidayo Awe are seen inside the building
Awe left to meet the two men at around 2.30am to lead them back to the flat
Pictured: A police cordon outside Murray’s property in New Town Street, Luton
Detective Inspector Dale Mepstead, from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit, said: ‘This was clearly a planned attack; facilitated by Dhillon and Awe and carried out by Affia and Brown.
‘It’s obvious from the way the two women used a sedative substance on Mr Murray and the fact Affia was armed with a knife that they were prepared to get what they wanted at any cost – which sadly was Mr Murray’s life.
‘This was a very lengthy and complex investigation, which involved scrutinising hours of CCTV, phone data, vehicle telematics and other evidence to place each of them at Mr Murray’s flat at the time of the offence.
‘I hope that the knowledge that all four people involved in this horrific incident will be locked up for a very long time can bring some justice to Saul’s loved ones.’
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