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Colchester: Man Jailed For Double Stabbing
A man has been jailed for 15 years for stabbing two women in Colchester.
Roy Hensley, 47, of no fixed address, stood trial at Chelmsford Crown Court where he was found guilty of attempting to murder one of the women and GBH with intent against the other over the attack on January 12.
Hensley had previously admitted two counts of GBH but the jury decided he was guilty of the more serious offences.
He was immediately sentenced to serve 15 years in prison and a five-year extended licence.
The women were assaulted in Kerry Court, Colchester, at around 10.20pm.
One of the women, aged in her 50 suffered serious injuries and was in a critical condition in hospital following the assault.
DCI Morgan Cronin of the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate, said: "This was a horrendous, unprovoked attack on two women which caused significant injuries and trauma.
"I applaud the victims for having the strength to tell a jury about the ordeal they suffered at the hands of Hensley and hope this verdict allows them to put the events of that night behind them safe in the knowledge he will serve a significant prison sentence.”
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