A teenage Satanist murdered two sisters in a frenzied knife attack in an evil ‘celebration of death’ after making a ‘diabolical’ deal with a demon to win the lottery.
Danyal Hussein, 19, brutally killed Bibaa Henry, 46, and Nicole Smallman, 27, in the early hours of June 6 last year.
The sisters’ bodies were discovered hidden in bushes near a picnic spot where they had been celebrating Ms Henry’s birthday in Fryent Country Park, Wembley.
Hussein had cut himself to use his own blood to sign an agreement with a ‘demon’ named Lucifuge Rofocale promising to ‘sacrifice’ women in exchange for the Mega Millions Super Jackpot.
The shocked Old Bailey heard during his trial that in another note, he offered blood for ‘sexual potency’ and to make a girl at his school fall in love with him.
MailOnline can now disclose Hussein, who has Iraqi Kurdish heritage, had been referred to a de-radicalisation programme at the age of 15 and that police found evidence of right-wing activity on his computer after his arrest.
Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman were found dead following a ‘terrifying’ alleged attack
Danyal Hussein seen here in a picture that had been shown to the jury at the Old Bailey trial
Danyal Hussein (above upon his arrest), 19, is on trial at the Old Bailey accused murdering Bibaa Henry, 46, and Nicole Smallman, 27, in the early hours of June 6 last year
Hussein allegedly used his own blood to sign an agreement with a ‘demon’ named Lucifuge Rofocale promising to ‘sacrifice’ women in exchange for the Mega Millions Super Jackpot
Armed with a knife bought in Asda, teenager launched a ‘terrifying’ attack on Henry and Smallman in north London.
Having cut his hand in the process, he then dragged their bodies into bushes without a thought for their dignity.
The sisters, who had been celebrating Ms Henry’s birthday with friends, were found the following day by Ms Smallman’s boyfriend.
Hussein, who declined to give evidence, has disputed DNA found at the scene or that he was caught on any CCTV, including footage of a person returning to his home after the killings in the early hours of June 6.
But his lies were seen through by the jury in London’s famous crown court.
In his closing speech, Mr Glasgow QC had told them: ‘Given the weight of the evidence against him, only someone who actually believes that an agreement with a demon will work could refuse to accept any aspect of the case against him.
‘Perhaps he still believes that Lucifuge Rofocale will come to his aid, but unfortunately for the defendant, there are no deals to be had in these courts and the devil – if he is anywhere – is in the detail. ‘
Outlining the tragic circumstances, he said: ‘For Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman, Friday, June 5 was supposed to be a celebration of life; a birthday party, a night where you reflect on the year you have had and look forward to the year that will be.
The sisters (above), who had been celebrating Ms Henry’s birthday with friends, were found the following day by Ms Smallman’s boyfriend
Armed with a knife bought in Asda, teenager (above, Hussein in Asda) launched a ‘terrifying’ attack on Henry and Smallman in north London, the prosecution allege
‘It was supposed to be an evening of friendship and love; a chance to spend time with those closest to you.
‘And it was supposed to end with both sisters returning home to their loved ones with smiles on their faces and fond memories to look back on.
‘For this defendant, however, the celebration he had planned was quite different.
‘It was a celebration of death, not of life; it was a night of sacrifice and violence, not of shared emotions; and it was the start of his planned campaign of vengeance that would see part of his twisted bargain fulfilled and leave him looking forward to the riches he believed would soon come his way.
‘It is hard to imagine that anyone could do to another human being what this defendant did to Bibaa and Nicole; but to have planned it, to have prepared it and to have performed it with such ruthless selfishness it truly terrifying.
‘He did not care what he had to do to get what he wanted, and these two women were nothing more than a means to a very disturbing end.
‘Indeed, the last few minutes of Bibaa and Nicole’s lives must have been truly terrifying.’
The defendant’s claim that someone else wrote the agreement to sacrifice women for a lottery win was almost as ridiculous as the document itself, the lawyer asserted.
‘The person responsible for this perverse document and the person responsible for the brutal slaying of two women are one and the same individual: this defendant,’ Mr Glasgow said.
He also dismissed the suggestion by the defence that the crime scene could have been contaminated, saying there was no evidence from Hussein to explain how his blood and DNA got there.
Earlier, trial judge Mrs Justice Whipple warned jurors not to be drawn into speculation or influenced by emotion as they assessed the evidence.
On the central issue of the case, she said the prosecution say the evidence shows the killer was Hussein while the defendant asserts that the jury ‘cannot be sure of that’.
Lawyers for Hussein claim a ‘mystery man’ who looks like the teenager bought the knives at the supermarket and purchased shovels and mask from Amazon.
An unknown person also wrote out the contract with Lucifuge Rofocale – then signed it in Hussein’s blood and left it under the television in his bedroom.
DCI Simon Harding, the senior investigating officer for Operation Saxonstreet, said after the case: ‘This has been a shocking case that will stay with all of us for many years to come, not least the awful way in which these two vibrant women met their deaths but also Hussein’s bizarre deluded fantasies that he should sacrifice the women in exchange for a lottery win.
‘I strongly believe that he would have gone on to kill more women if he hadn’t injured his hand in such a way that he did when he killed Bibaa and Nicole.
‘It’s very difficult for my team still to this day to comprehend that this 18-year-old boy, as he was at the time, could have carried out such and such savage attacks.
‘He showed disrespect for everything, for the families, support systems, the process, police, paramedics, everybody – and the jury,’ Mr Harding said.
The contract with the devil talked about sacrificing women to win the lottery but police say they could ‘never rule out’ a racist motive because of ‘right-wing themes’ in his online activity.
Hussein’s online conversations showed ‘some limited evidence of far-right thoughts’ but most was to do with ‘love spells and potions’, Mr Harding said.
Satanism ‘sits behind it, essentially, it’s an ideology as far as we can see and it’s like a cult following,’ he added.