Marksman ‘E7’ accused of murder named as Anthony Long

Azelle Rodneysource: The Telegraph
published: 3 October 2014

The former police marksman charged with the murder of robbery suspect Azelle Rodney has been named for the first time today.

Anthony Long, an ex-specialist firearms officer with the Metropolitan Police CO19 section, will go on trial on June 8, with the case expected to last around a month.

Previously referred to as E7, he can be named after reporting restrictions were lifted at the Old Bailey.

Long, whose address was given as the Police Federation Headquarters in Leatherhead, Surrey, did not attend the hearing before Mr Justice Sweeney. He is accused of killing Mr Rodney, who was shot by police in Edgware, north London, in April 2005.

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