Man found guilty of savage murder of train passenger in front of son

A train passenger who stabbed an IT consultant 18 times after a row over aisle blocking has been found guilty of murder.

Jobless Darren Pencille, 36, launched an “unrelenting” and “savage” attack on 51-year-old Lee Pomeroy following a heated argument in front of the victim’s 14-year-old son.

Other travellers on the Guildford to London service in January were horrified when Pencille produced a knife and repeatedly stabbed the unarmed man.

The defendant, who declined to give evidence at his Old Bailey trial, had admitted having a knife but denied…
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