Man Jailed For Samurai Attack

A Chelmsford man who attacked a former friend with a samurai sword has been given a public protection sentence and will serve a minimum of five years in prison.

Zeth Davis attacked a man on March 22, 2010 following an argument using a samurai sword and iron bar, inflicting serious injuries and damaging his property.

The 40 year old from Rookes Crescent was sentenced at Chelmsford Crown Court and told he'll spend a minimum of 5 years in jail for grievous bodily harm with intent and two years for criminal damage, to be served concurrently.

Dc Bryan Fawcett from Chelmsford CID said: “Zeth Davis is a dangerous man. He attacked a man, who was a friend, and damaged his home.

“Police carried out a thorough investigation and we are pleased that Davis received a public protection sentence and will not be released until he is no longer considered a danger to the public."