Dean Edwards: Man cleared of murder in south-east London park

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Dean Edwards was found with gunshot wounds to the back of his head in a park in Penge

A man has been found not guilty of killing a man who was shot in the back of the head in a south-east London park.

Dean Edwards, 43, had met friends for a drink and was on his way home when he was killed in Betts Park, Penge, on 12 July, 2020.

Following a trial at the Old Bailey Taylor Purdy, 26, of Southwark, was acquitted of murdering Mr Edwards.

He had been charged in August 2020 following a Met Police investigation.

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