Sergeant jailed for 'horrifying' machete attack on fellow soldier

Sergeant jailed for 'horrifying' machete attack on fellow soldier

The Guardian: World News

Court told John Norwood, who served time for the culpable homicide of his uncle in 1996, sliced James Warnock’s shoulder

An army colour sergeant has been jailed for eight years for a “horrifying” machete attack on a fellow soldier as it was revealed that he had previously served time for the culpable homicide of his uncle.

A jury at Portsmouth crown court convicted John Norwood, of the 1st Battalion Scots Guards, of the wounding with intent of L/Sgt James Warnock at Mons barracks in Aldershot, Hampshire, on 11 July last year.

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