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Mum saved teenage daughter’s life by fighting off knife-man who stabbed her 22 times in family home

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A 20-year-old man has been convicted of tried homicide after stabbing an adolescent in her dwelling 22 instances earlier than her mum fought him off .

 

Shaba, of Sandling Rise, Eltham, broke into the home in Dartford, Kent, by unhooking a safety lock earlier than getting into the 17-year-old’s bed room with a kitchen knife, Maidstone Crown Court docket heard.

The sufferer, who can’t be named for authorized causes, informed courtroom jurors: ‘He picked up a towel and put it over my mouth. I mentioned: “What are you doing?”

‘As I bought up he took out a knife and began stabbing me. I keep in mind he stabbed me so many instances as my mum was pushing him out.

‘I dropped to the bottom. I used to be bleeding. I actually thought I used to be going to die.’

{The teenager} mentioned Shaba intentionally tried to plunge the knife into her coronary heart as she collapsed.

The woman’s mum, whose title was additionally withheld to guard her daughter’s identification, suffered accidents as she fought off the attacker and compelled him out of the home.

Shaba informed courtroom jurors he was not current on the home on the time of the incident, however the jury rejected his claims and located him responsible.

Prosecutor Daniel Stevenson mentioned: ‘[The victim] was stabbed in her neck, face, shoulder, again, stomach and thigh and he or she suffered 22 separate stab wounds.

“There may be little doubt that this knife assault on a younger feminine in her personal bed room absolutely meant to prematurely finish her life.’

He’s already serving one other sentence for theft and for this specific crime is because of be sentenced for the tried homicide cost in August.

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