Date: 1 Oct 1992
Lincoln Pennant was shot in a nightclub.
He was chased by a gang of about a dozen men that were hunting him. He was shot and then fell down a fire escape and became impaled on railings below.
He was a nightclub licensee and a rave promoter.
A 37-year-old man went into Wood Green Police Station and confessed to Lincoln Pennant 's murder 8 years later in 2000 and was convicted that same year. However, there was a retrial after it was heard that he had confessed in a drugged state and he was acquitted 6 years later in 2006. At his retrial he was described as a former drug addict. It was heard that he had told his doctor that his mind was being controlled.
see Newcastle Journal - Tuesday 15 September 1992. p5