CCTV footage shows lead up to savage Cardiff attack
CCTV footage shows the chilling moments before a man attempts to murder his girlfriend in a Cardiff newsagents.
Ahmed Ismail Ali, 34, attacked Olivia Spinks with a brick in her Grangetown flat, before chasing her to a nearby shop.
After forcing his way into the shop, Ali stabbed Ms Spinks repeatedly in the neck and head with a screwdriver he had taken from her flat.
As she lay on the floor bleeding, she was heard saying: "I'm dying, I know I'm dying. Tell my mum I love her."
Ali fled the scene in a taxi, but was soon arrested by armed police.
He admitted attempted murder and was sentenced to 14 years in prison at Cardiff Crown Court on Thursday.
30 May 2019