London Underground machete attacker convicted of attempted murder – Grace Ong leads Claire Langevad for Prosecution

May 20, 2022

An Old Bailey jury heard how Ricky Morgan, of no fixed address, launched an unprovoked attack on a stranger on the Jubilee Line train last July.  The victim, James Porritt, suffered severe injuries to his hand, head and shin.  The defendant denied attempted murder on the grounds of insanity.  He was convicted of the offence and also found guilty of two counts of possessing bladed articles.  He will be sentenced on 22nd July 2022.