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Stephen Lawrence death suspect jailed for nine years for drugs offences



A man who was suspected in the racist murder of Stephen Lawrence has been jailed for nine years for conspiracy to supply drugs.

Jamie Acourt, 42, pleaded guilty to the plot to supply cannabis resin in the northeast of England.

It’s the last conviction in an investigation by the Metropolitan Police’s Organised Crime Command, which launched in 2014, with six men charged over a complex and highly-organised drugs network.

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