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A Poplar man has been found guilty of the murder of his cousin following a minor family dispute that quickly escalated.

Paul Hamilton, 30, of Woodstock Terrace, was yesterday handed a sentence of life with a minimum of 26 years for killing 32-year-old Liam Hamilton, after he was fatally stabbed in the back with a large kitchen knife.

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Stabbing victim Liam Hamilton was killed just an hour after performing for friends and family at a karaoke night, the Old Bailey heard this week.

The jury was shown camera phone footage of the 32-year-old from Poplar singing David Gray's hit Babylon at the Manor Arms pub on the evening of July 26 last year.

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A family feud resulted in the death of a 32-year-old in Poplar, a jury at The Old Bailey heard this week.

Liam Hamilton died from a stab wound on July 26 last year. Four of his cousins are on trial over the killing.

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Three cousins of Liam Hamilton, who was fatally stabbed in Poplar, have pleaded not guilty to his murder.

Noel Hamilton, 35, from Manchester Road on the Isle of Dogs, Paul Hamilton, 30, from Woodstock Terrace in Poplar, and Thomas Hamilton, 36, of Poplar High Street, appeared at the Old Bailey on Friday.

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Three brothers accused of killing their cousin in Poplar are due to appear at the Old Bailey on Friday for a pre-trial hearing.

Noel Hamilton, 35, from Manchester Road on the Isle of Dogs, Paul Hamilton, 30, from Woodstock Terrace in Poplar, and Thomas Hamilton, 36, of Poplar High Street, have all been charged with murder.

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