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Attempted Murder Conviction Following Frenzied Knife Attack

22 April 2024

Rupert Kent acted for the prosecution in a case involving the attempted murder of the defendants partner, who he had stabbed with a knife in a frenzied attack carried out in her home. The trial involved the calling of contested expert psychiatric evidence regarding the defendant’s ability to form specific intent.

At sentence, the defendant received an extended sentence of 28 years imprisonment.