A 21-year-old Nigerian rapper, resident in London, has been blamed for the death of his 7-year-old brother who was burnt to death on Tuesday by rival gang.
Samuel Urhie, also referred to as Skeemz, is believed to have been the goal of the arson assault that killed his autistic brother Joel in Deptford, south London, in the early hours of Tuesday August seventh.
Samuel had lived a life of crime and several other makes an attempt had been made on his life. He had been jailed for 4 years and 4 months in February 2014 for two counts of supplying medicine and one of possession of legal property. He was lately launched from jail for dealing cocaine and heroin. Shortly after his launch from jail three months in the past, he was allegedly stabbed and was taken in by his mom.
Sam in jail
Then, his mom’s home was set ablaze by rival gangs however Sam was not in the home at the time. Sam’s mom Sophie, 49, his19-year-old sister Sarah, and his 7-year-old brother had been in the home throughout the arson assault. His mom and sister escaped the inferno by smashing an upstairs window and leaping out. However Joel was unable to escape the flames.
Witnesses instructed how a grief-stricken Sam was heard screaming “it ought to have been me” as he visited his household in hospital after the blaze. A member of the family additionally stated that Sam’s mom blames her eldest son for the death of his brother. It was claimed that the boys’ mum confronted her son in emotional scenes in the hospital barely 24 hours after the hearth had claimed his little brother’s life.
A cousin of Joel’s dad John, who didn’t need to give her title, instructed The Solar On-line: “The mum blamed him. She instructed him right away in the hospital ‘you will have killed Joel’.”
Confirming she suspects Sam was the supposed goal of the arson assault, Joel’s aunt Ruth Urhie, 64, stated: “Sam has simply come out of jail they usually got here there to stab him. He’s the one they’re wanting for they usually take the life of this younger boy.”
Detectives are investigating the chance that the arsonists had been concentrating on Sam once they torched the household house in Deptford, south-east London