Unsolved Murders

Lincoln Pennant

Age: 32

Sex: male

Date: 1 Oct 1992

Place: Arena Nightclub, Green Lanes, Harringay

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.

*map pointers are rough estimates based on known location details as per Place field above.

see www.courtnewsuk.co.uk

see Newcastle Journal - Tuesday 15 September 1992. p5