Ex-soldier ruptured girlfriend's eyeball by hurling plastic tray “like a frisbee”
A former soldier ruptured his girlfriend’s eyeball and knocked two of her teeth out when he threw a plastic tray “like a frisbee”.
Convicted rapist Andrew Russell left his then partner Lisa Gillan with permanent damage to her eyesight after the attack, which he claimed was an accident.
The 43-year-old, who saw his best friend killed by mortar fire in Northern Ireland, was jailed for 27 months at Liverpool Crown Court after admitting wounding without intent.
The court heard Russell, of Anfield Road, had been in a “volatile and violent” 15 year relationship with Miss Gillan when the incident... read more
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