Daniel Grogan Biography
Daniel Grogan is a Trainee plumber. He became obsessively jealous after finding out 18-year-old Jay Sewell was seeing his ex-girlfriend, Gemma Hodder, also 18.
Daniel Grogan, 20, and seven members of his family and friends have been found guilty for their parts in the murder of teenager Jay Sewell in a fatal stabbing in Lee last December. https://t.co/oxv3pD74Co
— News Shopper (@NewsShopper) September 27, 2019
Daniel Grogan Age
He is 20 years old
Daniel Grogan’s Group Murder Jay Sewell
Jay Sewell death: Daniel Grogan guilty of murdering love rival https://t.co/QAjXsbXG8I
— BBC News England (@BBCEngland) September 27, 2019
On the night of Jay’s death, the teenager and Ms. Hodder, along with some friends, had driven up from Kent to Grove Park to confront Grogan.
They were confronted by a group who launched an attack on them which resulted in Mr. Sewell being fatally stabbed. He later died in hospital.
He sent hundreds of texts and WhatsApp messages threatening to kill his rival, rape his mother and petrol bomb his home, the Old Bailey heard.
A group of friends and family have been found guilty over the death of a teenager caught up in a toxic love triangle.
Mr. Sewell was fatally stabbed through the car window by Grogan’s friend Charlie Dudley, 25, jurors were told
Liam Hickey, 18, of Eltham, Jamie Bennett, 31, of Grove Park, and a 17-year-old boy who cannot be named for legal reasons, were all found not guilty of murder and manslaughter – but guilty of violent disorder.
CCTV footage of the group battering Mr Sewell’s car with weapons and chasing his friend, Charlie Pamphlett, now 19, who was stabbed in the back but survived.
Daniel Grogan Parents
Grogan’s parents, Robert and Ann, both 54 and both from Grove Park, Lewisham, were found not guilty of murder but were convicted of manslaughter and violent disorder.
Daniel Grogan Sister
His sister, Francesca Grogan, 30, of Grove Park, Lewisham, was acquitted of both murder and manslaughter but found guilty of violent disorder.
Daniel Grogan Ex-Girlfriend Gemma Hodder
The pair had broken up some months before, and Ms. Hodder had started a new relationship with Mr. Sewell.
According to the CPS, Grogan had made numerous threats to kill Mr Sewell and made no secret of his jealousy just days before the killing.
Daniel Grogan Attacked Jay Sewell Girlfriend
Grogan also visited trainee accountant Ms. Gemma Hodder‘s house armed with a kitchen knife and threw her on the floor, jurors were told.
She escaped and locked herself in her car as neighbors came to her rescue.
— MyCityNews.ca (@MyCityNewsca) September 27, 2019
Fast Facts You Need to Know
- Jay Sewell, 18, was murdered following a massive brawl in Eltham, south London
- Mr. Sewell had begun a relationship with Daniel Grogan’s ex Gemma Hodder, 18
- Grogan sent hundreds of messages threatening to kill Mr. Sewell
- Grogan and several members of his family are awaiting sentence for the attack