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Cornwall eye-gouge man admits blinding girlfriend

A man who blinded his girlfriend by gouging her eyes has admitted causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

Shane Jenkin, 33, of Sea Lane, Hayle, Cornwall, also severely beat Tina Nash, fracturing her jaw and breaking her nose, Truro Crown Court heard.

He was arrested after assaulting the 31-year-old mother-of-two at her house in Hayle on 20 April last year.

Jenkin kept her imprisoned in the house for 12 hours after the attack, the court heard.

Louise Hubball reports.

  • 13 Apr 2012
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