2007 Noel was convicted of joint enterprise murder aged 21. He had no weapon or motive – the victim being his best friend.
The CPS stopped the original trial midway deciding to try Noel and his co-defendant separately.
In his second trial the jury were told his co-defendant had been found guilty of murder and since it was a joint enterprise they were to find Noel guilty also.
Life sentence 16 year minimum.
Read more HERE on Noels Website.