Two Convicted Over Near-Fatal Southampton Stabbing

29 November 2018, 15:39 | Updated: 29 November 2018, 16:16

Watts Park stab scene

Two men have been found guilty after a man was stabbed in the throat in Southampton and almost died.

The 44-year-old victim was knifed in Watts Park on March 30, 2017.

Che Yethman-Spaine, aged 20, of High Road. Tottenham was found guilty of attempted murder.

His friend, Callum Edwards, aged 18, of Spigurnell Road, Tottenham was found guilty of causing grievous bodily harm with intent and possessing ammunition.

They were both convicted of having a knife - the pair admitted supplying Class A drugs.

A third man, 20-year-old Miron Ramadani from Risley Avenue, Haringey also admitted drug charges.

Hampshire Police said:

"Through our campaign Fortress, we continue to try and reduce the harm caused by drugs. 

"We work with our partners in outreach services to help free themselves from drug dependency and we execute regular police operations to prevent drug dealers, who bring violence and harm to our cities, from operating in Hampshire."

The men will be sentenced on December 14.