Timon who killed banker with single punch in an unprovoked attack to be jailed
Trevor Timon, 31, delivered a “powerful” left hook to Oliver Dearlove’s head, knocking him unconscious, the Old Bailey heard yesterday.
Timon, who is mixed race, denied intending to seriously hurt the 30-year-old from New Eltham, south-east London.
He said he was annoyed that one of his friends called him a racist name.
Oliver Dearlove received a 'powerful' left hook to his head, knocking him unconscious
He said he was annoyed that one of his friends called him a racist name
Mr Dearlove, of New Eltham, had been out with old university friends in nearby Blackheath, south-east London, last August.
He had worked as a relationship manager at Duncan Lawrie Private Bank having previously held a position at Coutts, the bank used by the Her Majesty Queen.
His mother Joy Wright and girlfriend Claire Wheatley sat in court throughout the Old Bailey trial and were supported by other family members.
Mr Dearlove and his girlfriend Claire Wheatley
The Old Bailey heard that jobless plasterer Timon, of Plumstead, had a history of violence.
He admitted manslaughter but was cleared of murder after a jury deliberated for three hours.
Timon will be sentenced at the Old Bailey today.