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Pictured: 'Arrogant' and 'jealous' killer who stabbed clubber to death on Walsall dancefloor

This is the first picture of a man who has been convicted of murdering a club goer at a Walsall nightspot 'out of anger, arrogance or jealousy'.

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Convicted murderer Edward Wilson of Tividale

Akeem Francis-Kerr, aged 29, was stabbed in the neck while at Valesha's nightclub - also known as Coliseum in the early hours of March 11 this year. He died within an hour of being attacked.

CCTV captured the moment cowardly Edward Wilson stabbed him in the neck and it was this footage which ultimately convicted the 39-year-old of murder at Stafford Crown Court.

Mr Francis Kerr had only been in the club for a few minutes before he was approached by Wilson and attacked shortly after 5am. A motive is not known but it is thought Wilson was upset and angry that he had stood in an area of the bar where he had been standing earlier.

Wilson had gone to the toilet and when he returned he saw Akeem standing in his spot. An exchange of words ensued and Akeem was then stabbed. Wilson then left his victim to die as he quickly fled the scene with his hood up.

Sadly, the victim died on the way to the hospital from the deep stab wound which penetrated his skin and two major blood vessels.