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Jodie Chesney was stabbed in the back while sitting with friends in a park
A man accused of murdering a 17-year-old girl told a friend he had "done something real bad", a court has heard.Jodie Chesney was stabbed in the back while sitting with friends in an east London park on 1 March.Svenson Ong-a-Kwie, 19, who is one of four people accused of murdering Jodie, called a friend asking for money the next day, the Old Bailey heard.Giving evidence, Tom Giles-Wyatt said Mr Ong-a-Kwie told him he had "done something real bad".The court heard the pair were friends and worked together.
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Manuel Petrovic (left) and Svenson Ong-a-Kwie (far right) deny murdering Jodie Chesney
Giles-Wyatt, who is a convicted burglar, told jurors: "Basically, he rang me and ask me to lend some money. His exact words were 'I've done something real bad'."Prosecutor, Crispin Aylett QC asked: "He didn't say at the time what it was. Did you ask him?"The witness replied: "Basically, he could not tell me over the phone which I thought was strange."
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Giles-Wyatt said he also remembered asking Mr Ong-a-Kwie about the murder in a van before the transfer of the money.He told jurors he would have taken his friend to the police station if he thought he had anything to do with it.Mr Ong-a-Kwie, Manuel Petrovic, 20, both of Romford, and two boys aged 16 and 17, from east London, deny murdering Jodie. The trial continues.
Jodie was with a group of friends, drinking, smoking and listening to music when she was stabbed
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