Matthew, 19, murders 15-year-old boyfriend to keep relationship a secret
Matthew Mason (left), 19, appeared this week before a court in Britain in the murder of Alex Rodda (right), 15.
The accused had had sexual relations with the victim in the months leading up to his death. Then the teenager had blackmailed him. Mason was forced to pay Alex over £ 2000 over a period of three weeks otherwise the young man disclosed their relationship which was secret. On December 12, 2019, Mason picked up Alex outside his house and led him to a secluded wooded area outside Ashley, near Altrincham, where he keyed him to death. scroll wheel. After the attack, Mason stayed near Alex’s body for an hour, before calling the police.
During the trial, the accused continued to deny the facts. But, after nine hours of deliberation, jurors found him guilty of the murder of Alex Rodda.
The verdict will be known on January 25.