Thug jailed for breaking wife's eye-socket
A thug previously jailed for stamping on a man’s head is back in prison after breaking his wife’s eye-socket.
Thomas O’Hanlon, 35, drunkenly launched into a sustained attack on Michalea Smyth at their house in Kirkby – leaving her needing plates fitted to her face.
Miss Smyth, whose children were asleep upstairs, told police officers her husband of two years “hit her as if she were a man” leaving her unconscious and bleeding on their kitchen floor.
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Kevin Slack, prosecuting, told the court that when Miss Smyth... read more
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