Stephen Port handed a whole life term over murders of four men he found on gay dating apps

Stephen Port has been handed a whole-life term prison sentence for the murders of four men he found on gay dating apps.

Stephen Port
CREDIT: met police

The former chef, Stephen Port was handed a whole-life prison term by the judge Mr Justice Openshaw, who remarked Port should die in prison for the four murders of men he found on gay dating apps and websites.

The 41-year-old was also found guilty of 10 offences of administering a substance with intent, four rapes and four sexual assaults.

Port was convicted at the Old Bailey in London where the judge said that Port had carried out the murders to “satisfy his lust” for sex with men who were rendered unconscious.


Port was found guilty of the murders of Anthony Patrick Walgate, 23, Gabriel Kovari, 22, Daniel Whitworth, 21 and Jack Taylor, 25. Their bodies were dumped in or near a graveyard in Barking. The graveyard was 500 meters away from his flat in east London.

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The Independent Police Complaints Commission, who are currently investigating the Metropolitan Police for their response to the deaths of four men in London are looking for witnesses who may have had contact with Stephen Port to come forward.

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