Omagh man sentanced to four and half years for stabbing

first_img Omagh man sentanced to four and half years for stabbing News Previous articleEight Donegal settlements in latest Revenue listNext articleJimmy misses out on Donegal trip because of visa problems News Highland A man convicted of stabbing a young woman in the head in Omagh, has been sentenced to four and half years in prison.32-year-old Stephen McCrea, of Riverview Park, Omagh, was accused of attempting to murder nurse Tracy Monteith on 8 August, 2010.Ms Monteith, who was discovered on her own doorstep with a kitchen knife sticking out of her head, attended the sentencing at Belfast’s Laganside Court.At yesterdays sitting, Judge David McFarland said that while McCrea had no significant record for violence, “his actions on this day indicate a man who was unable to cope with the most reasonable request to leave the party as a stranger and uninvited guest”.He said McCrea then dealt “with this rejection by arming himself with a knife either to undertake a revenge attack or to use it to force entry, and then returning to inflict a savage blow to a defenceless lady posing no risk to him”. Twitter Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal WhatsApp Pinterest WhatsApp 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Facebook 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic center_img Google+ Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Google+ Pinterest By News Highland – September 15, 2012 Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img