Ozughan Altun, 30, grew to become obsessive about Michael Baptista, 24, who had been in a quick relationship with Altun’s ex-girlfriend.
The courtroom heard how Altun attacked Mr Baptista after the 24-year-old visited a location close to Altun’s store in Walthamstow.
Police have been known as to an altercation on Bromley Highway at 7.15pm and located Mr Baptista affected by stab accidents. He was pronounced useless on the scene.
Altun, who had known as police claiming he was the one who had been attacked by Mr Baptista, was taken to hospital. On the way in which he advised paramedics he had been stabbed and claimed the sufferer had stalked his household.
He was arrested on suspicion of homicide by officers on the hospital.
The police discovered scraps of paper in his pockets with a drawing of Mr Baptista and a scribbled word saying “Michael is an fool”.
Throughout interviews with the police, Altun continued to color himself because the sufferer of the assault, claiming that he had been “petrified” by Mr Baptista.
Native CCTV footage confirmed Altun threatening his sufferer who backed away from him. Footage additionally confirmed the second that Altun threw away the scissors that he had pushed into Mr Baptista’s chest.
Through the investigation, Scotland Yard discovered a video on Altun’s cellphone of him burning a strip of passport-style photographs along with his girlfriend and Michael Baptista’s faces on them. In addition they discovered numerous messages referring to Mr Baptista from the months main as much as the violent assault.
The jury heard that the pair had rowed over Altun’s girlfriend, who he had damaged up with. She had been in a relationship with Mr Baptista and when it ended had gone again to Altun.
Altun’s jealousy grew and, and earlier than Mr Baptista travelled to Bromley Highway on the day he was attacked, he had requested of Altun a number of instances that they meet as much as talk about issues in regards to the girl that they had each gone out with.
Cellphone messages confirmed that Mr Baptista mentioned he had needed to speak so he may higher perceive the state of affairs between the three events.
Altun was charged on December 21 in 2019 with homicide and possession of a bladed article.
Detective Sergeant Gurj Singh mentioned: “This was a violent incident that passed off in a residential avenue in E17 between two events recognized to one another, through which Michael Baptista was fatally stabbed.
“Michael’s household attended the trial and has been saddened and deeply affected by the occasions of the 19 December 2019.
‘I wish to pay tribute to Michael’s father and brother who’ve proven energy in attending courtroom all through the trial and for the household’s help to our investigation. I wish to pay tribute to their energy and help to our investigation.
“I hope that the Baptista household will really feel they’ve acquired closure via the felony justice system.”
Altun, of Dalston Sq. Hackney, is because of be sentenced on January 26 subsequent yr at Wooden Inexperienced Crown Court docket.