Guilty verdict in 'snitch' murder trial

Guilty verdict in 'snitch' murder trial

A Melbourne man who fatally stabbed an acquaintance he believed had referred to him as a "snitch" has been found guilty of murder. Marco Deng admitted being angry when he heard about the apparent jibe made by Machar Kot in social media posts. Advertisement A jury on Friday found Deng guilty of murdering Mr Kot after faking a Xanax purchase to lure him into a fight on June 22, 2020. Deng and his friends went to a hotel in the Melbourne CBD where they had arranged to meet Mr Kot and his friends. Deng ushered Mr Kot away from his friends and around a corner. He confronted Mr Kot about the snitch comment. He allegedly punched Mr Kot in the head and was struck himself in retaliation. "It seemed to …
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