Footballer Gavin Grant jailed for 25 years for gun murder

Footballer Gavin Grant jailed for 25 years for gun murder

Footballer Gavin Grant was jailed for life today for shooting a former friend and told he would have to serve at least 25 years.

The 26-year-old former Millwall striker thought he had got away with murder after Leon Labastide, 21, was gunned down outside his parents’ home in 2004.

Grant had been cleared in August 2007 of the shooting murder of Jahmall Moore.

But justice caught up with him when he was charged with Mr Labastide’s murder after new witnesses came forward.

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