LONDON – Gerald Matovu, a serial thief who targeted victims through gay dating apps has been found guilty of murdering former James Bond actor Eric Michels with a fatal overdose of a chemsex drug at his home in Chessington, Metro UK.
An Old Bailey jury convicted Gerald Matovu, 26, of killing Eric Michels, 54, who was found dead at his south-west London home on August 18, 2018.
According to BBC, the court heard Mr Matovu, met up with Eric Michels in central London, through the Grindr app, before taking a cab back to Mr Michel’s house.
Matovu had previously admitted selling Gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB), to serial killer Stephen Port.
GHB is a a central nervous system (CNS) depressant that is commonly referred to as a “club drug” or “date rape” drug. The drug is reported to cause Euphoria, increased sex drive and tranquility.