Paul Jefferies case: Teenager found guilty of murder
A teenager has been found guilty of the murder of a government tax advisor he met via the gay dating app, Grindr.
Paul Jefferies, 52, was found stabbed to death in his blood-splattered home in East Sussex in February.
Ben Bamford, 18, from South Street, Crowborough, went to Mr Jefferies' home to have sex with him and steal money to pay drug debts of about £400, Lewes Crown Court heard.
He is due to be sentenced on Wednesday.
Mr Jefferies' body was found in the kitchen of his house in Coggins Mill Lane, Mayfield, on 25 February, two days after he died.
He had suffered more than 40 injuries,... read more
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