Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Jahreau Shepherd, nicknamed The Nightmare, was
hacked to death by 19-year-old Dwight Freeman as he partied with friends in
Kennington, South London, last summer.
Jarreau Shepherd was declared dead at the scene in Kennington, South London, after
the unprovoked knife frenzy in July last year.
Freeman had armed himself with a two-foot machete or zombie knife and at least one
other bladed weapon before killing Mr. Shepherd.
The champion MMA fighter suffered 13 stab wounds with one 18.5cm gash piercing a
rib and his lung.
His pal Joel Belgrave-Marr was also stabbed as he desperately tried to save Jehreau.
Freeman has today been detained indefinitely in Broadmoor maximum-security
psychiatric hospital after admitting manslaughter and wounding with intent.
The Old Bailey heard how Freeman – known as DJ – had become abusive, aggressive
and also experienced paranoid delusions in the months leading up to the killing.
His mum Lena Freeman had woken up before to find her son staring at her from the
foot of the bed.
He insisted he stop smoking powerful skunk cannabis and urged him to “fix up and
Guests told how they saw the pair arguing at the family BBQ last summer – with
Jarreau appearing to “tell his brother off”.