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Schoolboys, 12, UK's youngest knife killers after slaying 'defenceless' teen in brutal machete attack

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Two 12-year-old boys have been found guilty of killing a "defenceless" teen in a brutal machete attack.The two youngsters were found guilty of the murder of Shawn Seesahai after a trial at Nottingham Crown Court.Jurors unanimously convicted the youths, who are reportedly the youngest boys to have committed a knife-related murder in the UK, on May 10.A month-long trial at the court heard that the tragic 19-year-old was shoulder-barged by the smaller of the two defendants, who “often” carried a machete with a 42.5cm-long blade, before being punched, kicked, stamped on and “chopped” at with the weapon.

The victim’s friend told the trial he was forced to run for his life but stumbled as he tried to flee from the boys on November 13 last year, reports the Mirror.Family members of both the victim and the defendants cried and hugged each other in the public gallery as the jurors found both boys guilty of murder and one guilty of possessing a bladed article.In an interview released after the verdicts, Mr Seesahai's parents Suresh and Maneshwary have said they will never be able to get over the loss of their 19-year-old son who always told them he would "shine" and take care of them.Speaking for the first time since their son was murdered, Suresh Seesahai said he feels sorry for the parents of the killers and only hopes that "justice" is served for his son.Both boys, who cannot be named because of their ages, were charged with murdering Mr Seesahai after pointing the finger at each other.The youngster seen with blood on his hand admitted possession of a machete, but denied the attack, while the other denied both.The prosecution alleged both boys acted together in murdering Mr Seesahai, originally from Anguilla but living in

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