Tony McGrane

13 year old Tony McGrane attended Conewood Street Assessment Centre. He was murdered in Kings Cross in 1986, and in 1987 Gary Owen Joseph Whelan, aged 19 years, who had been playing with Tony on a stolen bike earlier in the day, was convicted for his murder and sentenced to 6 years youth custody.

Daily Mirror, 22.10.1986
Daily Mail, 23.10.1986
Daily Express, 24.10.1986
Daily Mail, 27.10.1986
Daily Mirror, 27.10.1986
Daily Mail, 28.10.1986

The Guardian, 28th October 1986

Murder charge man remanded

A man was remanded in custody yesterday accused of the murder of Tony McGrane, aged 13, whose body was found with stab wounds in a garage near his home in Clerkenwell.

Gary Whelan, aged 19, a factory worker, of Islington, North London, made no application for bail at Clerkenwell magistrates.

The Sun, 22.05.1987
Islington Gazette, 24.05.1987
Islington Gazette, 24.05.1987