'Freddy Krueger' killer to be jailed for murder of Tottenham gang leader

Jamie Marsh-Smith, who was given the nickname Freddy Krueger

Jamie Marsh-Smith, who was given the nickname Freddy Krueger

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A man given the nickname of Hollywood psychopath Freddy Krueger has been found guilty of murder.

Jamie Marsh-Smith, named after the Nightmare on Elm Street character, was convicted of shooting dead a Tottenham gang boss before trying to kill his own getaway driver.

Marsh-Smith, 22, shot 34-year-old Tottenham Boys member Zafer Eren in the back on his Southgate doorstep on April 18, 2013.

He then tried to kill his own accomplice, 21-year-old Samuel Zerei, by shooting him in Markfield Park.

Marsh-Smith was found guilty by a majority verdict of ten to two at the Old Bailey yesterday.

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