Mobility scooter death: Lee Byers admits killing Thomas O'Halloran

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A man has admitted killing an elderly busker who was stabbed while riding his mobility scooter.

Lee Byer, 46, pleaded guilty to the manslaughter by diminished responsibility of Thomas O'Halloran, in Greenford, west London, in August 2022.

Mr O'Halloran, 87, was able to alert a member of the public, but he could not be saved.

He was stabbed in the neck, chest and abdomen, a post-mortem examination found.

Byer is currently being held at Broadmoor high security psychiatric hospital and is due to be sentenced on 10 May.

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