Robber accused of murdering music boss over '£125,000' watch which turned out ... trends now
A robber who stabbed a music manager to death for a £125,000 watch that was probably fake was tipped off by a security guard at a posh restaurant, a court has been told.
Emmanuel Odunlami, 32, was killed outside an event held at Haz restaurant near St Paul's Cathedral in the City of London in the early hours of May 2, 2022.
Security guard Kavindu Hettarachchi was working at the event and spotted Odunlami was wearing a Patek Philippe Nautilus watch worth £125,000.
Hettarachchi, 30, sent a photo to his friends who drove over in a white Mercedes armed with knives to rob him outside, the court heard.
Jordell Menzies, 27, stabbed him through the heart in an attack lasting less than a minute.
Music boss Emmanuel Odunlami (pictured) was killed after being robbed by a gang in the City of London on May 2, last year, a court heard
It is claimed the gang targeted the 32-year-old because he was wearing a Patek Phillipe watch (pictured) that could have been worth £125,000 if it was real
Menzies admits manslaughter and robbery but denies murder, claiming he stabbed Mr Odunlami by accident.
Prosecutor Joel Smith said: 'On 1st May 2022 a young man named Emmanuel Odunlami attended a smart party in a