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Eye-gouge attacker Shane Jenkin jailed for life

A man from Cornwall who blinded his girlfriend by gouging her eyes has been jailed for life.

Shane Jenkin, 33, of Sea Lane, Hayle, admitted inflicting grievous bodily harm on Tina Nash, 31.

Judge Christopher Clark said the attack was one of "extreme violence with catastrophic consequences" and ordered Jenkin to be detained in a secure unit.

Jon Kay reports.

  • 11 May 2012
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