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23 July 2019, 10:24
A teenager has denied the murder of a 14-year-old boy who was knocked off a moped and stabbed to death.
Jaden Moodie - who's originally from Arnold but lived in Waltham Forest when he died - was found injured in Bickley Road, Leyton, east London, at around 6.30pm following reports of a road crash.
He was treated by paramedics but died soon afterwards. He had been stabbed seven times.
Ayoub Majdouline, 18, from Wembley, north London, appeared at the Old Bailey via video link from Belmarsh jail for a plea hearing on Tuesday.
Wearing a grey striped tracksuit, he spoke to confirm his identity before Judge Richard Marks QC.
The defendant plead not guilty to Jaden's murder and possession of a knife in Bickley Road on January 8.
He is due to face trial at the Old Bailey from November 18.
Prosecutor Oliver Glasgow QC announced charges had been dropped against a second defendant Yousuf Dubbad, 21, from Leyton, who had also been accused of Jaden's murder.