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A young couple Joel Osei and Diana Cristea were found guilty of the murder of an Irish dancer Adrian Murphy whom Grindr found by poisoning him with a drug known to criminals as “Devil’s Breath.”
Joel Osei and Diana Cristea’s age
Joel Osei, 25, and Diana Cristea, 18, were convicted today by the Croydon Crown Court of the death of Adrian Murphy, 43, at an apartment in Batteresa, London, in June last year. A court heard Osei contact Mr. Murphy via the dating app and meet him for sex before putting on a drugged cola and stealing his belongings. Cristea, then 17, was accused of marginalizing her and selling the stolen items.
The couple then tried to use Mr Murphy’s credit card to buy £ 61,000 worth of diamonds from a New York gem. Murphy was seen lying on his stomach and naked in bed by his best friend the owner of the house on June 4. The tests could not determine the cause of death at first, but toxicologists later discovered that his blood contained elevated levels of scopolamine, a drug made from plants of the nightshade family. It is commonly used by doctors in safe doses to treat motion sickness, nausea, and other illnesses, but it is considered “popular with thieves and rapists” in South America due to its effects in high doses. higher.
Guilty of poisoning another man
The couple was also found guilty of poisoning another man, who cannot be identified, who was hospitalized and who barely survived a similar incident a few days earlier. Osei drew the 40-year-old man for a man named “Remy.” Victim of his apartment in Walthamstow, North East London, before he was given orange juice with a lower dose of scopolamine. Prosecutor Crispin Aylett previously told jurors that it was used to “deeply knock victims out” for long periods of time. He added: “In Colombia they don’t call it scopolamine, in Colombia they call it ‘devil’s breath'”.
Regarding the incident in which the victim survived, Mr. Aylett said: “When Remy arrived, the man was disappointed to discover that his guest did not appear to be particularly interested in sex. “After a while, the man went to the bathroom. When he returned, he discovered that Remy had served him a drink. The man thought it was orange juice from his own refrigerator and drank it. “The next thing the victim remembers is shortness of breath and when he told the police: ‘I felt the darkness invade me,’ he fainted. “When he came back he was in the hospital.” The victim testified and said: “Everything started to blur. It felt like my legs had received a solid stone injection or something. “”
He said, “I just remember something like this happened, then he passed out, woke up and a doctor said to me,” You’re lucky it’s you. I wish. “” It was absolutely out of me, I didn’t know what I was saying, I was talking. gibberish. “After his discharge from the hospital, he discovered that Osei had helped himself buy around £ 2,000 worth of real estate, which included a wallet, bank cards, two laptops and a Playstation. Mr. Murphy had worked as a dance instructor and choreographer at the Royal Academy of Dance in London and was on sabbatical at the time of his death. His brother Robert said in a statement: “Adrian has brought the love and art of dance to thousands of young people from all over the world.
Adrian Murphy Family
“Our family is broken because Adrian is no longer with us. He left a great void in our family, and the fact that we could no longer see or hear him made his absence even more noticeable. “Adrian’s legacy is that of a hero, and hopefully his tragic death prevented this from happening to another innocent victim. Now dance among the stars. Rest in peace. Osei of Kerswell Close, Seven Sisters and Cristea of Springfield Road, Tottenham Hale, were convicted of murder, poisoning by the administration of a life-threatening substance, two robbery cases and eight fraud cases by unanimous jury decision. He will appear at the Old Bailey for trial on December 14.