Man jailed for attempted murder

Man jailed for attempted murder

by | Mar 16, 2018 | Essex News

A man has been found guilty of attempted murder and grievous bodily harm with intent after a man and woman were stabbed in a frenzied attack.Terry Margetson, 43, of no fixed address, has been jailed for life. Margeston was told he will serve a minimum of nine years for attempted murder at Chelmsford Crown Court today.

He received six years for grievous bodily harm with intent and six months for breaching a restraining order, to run concurrently. He was also given an indefinite restraining order. Margetson was previously found guilty of the offences by a jury at Chelmsford Crown Court on January 10, after pleading not guilty at the same court on September 4.

At around 7.35am on July 6, Margetson forced entry to a property in Rookes Crescent, Chelmsford, and attacked a man inside.The victim, who was in just a towel, managed to run outside with stab wounds to his shoulder, wrist and back. Margetson then attacked a woman, aged in her 30s, inside the property and stabbed her in her neck, throat and chest, puncturing her lung. He then fled the scene after stabbing himself in the neck before officers quickly found him in Central Park.He was arrested and taken to hospital where he remained under supervision.

> Man jailed for attempted murder in Chelmsford.

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