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Two “feral” 16-year-old twin brothers have been jailed for killing a father who was stabbed to demise on his bicycle.

Nero and Nevardo McLean had been with three different thugs who hatched a plan to kill Junior Osborne, 50.

CCTV reveals Mr Osborne’s remaining moments earlier than he was attacked on Narborough Road in Leicester at 9.30pm on September 27 final yr.

Footage reveals Nero holding a big knife and sprinting as much as Mr Osborne earlier than stabbing him in neck.

Nero and the opposite teenagers fled the scene leaving Mr Osborne in a pool of blood.

Shocked passersby referred to as 999 and Mr Osborne was rushed to Leicester Royal Infirmary however he died an hour later.

Detectives trawled by way of hours of CCTV to id the thugs who had been arrested and charged with Mr Osborne’s killing.

Following a five-week trial, Nero, who lived half-a-mile away from the scene together with his brother, was discovered responsible of homicide and possessing a bladed article.

Judge Neil Calver jailed him for all times with a minimal time period of 17 years at Leicester Crown Court on Tuesday (11/6).

His brother Nevardo, together with Theobald Budzwa, 18, Moises Steiner, 18, and James Williams, 18, had been discovered responsible of manslaughter and possession of a bladed article.

They had been every jailed for eight years.

The courtroom heard the gang met two hours earlier than the killing at a home in Andrewes Walk in Leicester the place they deliberate to assault Mr Osborne.

Three of the gang purchased giant knives and filmed themselves posing with the blades earlier than the killing.

The choose, who lifted reporting restrictions, mentioned Mr Osborne was driving his bicycle when Nero ran up behind him and plunged a knife into the righthand aspect of his neck.

Mr Osborne managed to run a brief distance earlier than collapsing on the bottom.

Judge Calver instructed Nero: “A crueller, more heartless killing is hard to imagine.”

After the listening to, Detective Inspector Mark Parish, East Midlands Special Operations Unit (EMSOU) main crime group, mentioned: “I believe this was a planned and co-ordinated attack to kill Junior.”

Mr Osborne was born and raised in the Caribbean island of Montserrat but fled to the UK following a deadly volcanic eruption.

In a statement, Mr Osborne’s family paid tribute to a “much-loved husband, father, brother and stepfather.”

They mentioned: “Junior was a family man who’ll be missed by all of us.

“He was born and grew up in Montserrat in the Caribbean and loved his sports.

“He came to the UK in 1997 after the volcano on the island started to erupt two years before, meaning he had to flee his home.

“He left his family behind and came to the UK to rebuild his life – a life that was cruelly taken away from him.

“While life wasn’t easy, he had a family and children who loved him.

“He was a smart person who would go above and beyond to help others and made plenty of friends along the way.

“While he wasn’t perfect, he didn’t deserve to die in such a tragic and awful way. He was taken from us in cold blood.

“The loss of Junior has left a huge void for all of us and a huge hole in our hearts.

“He was a much-loved husband, father, brother and stepfather.

“His children won’t get to see him again and he won’t get to see his daughter graduate or be able to walk her down the aisle.

“The footage of his final moments has been difficult for us to see.

“While we’ve got justice for Junior, no sentence is going to bring him back.

“However, we hope the streets are a safer place now those who took him from us won’t be able to roam the streets any time soon.”