Natalie sustained no fewer than 40 separate accidents, including severe interior injury, a fractured attention socket and facial wounds. He poured bleach on her behalf face
What’s the distinction between murder and manslaughter? The supposed dividing line in British legislation is intent – or, to translate the Latin mens rea, “guilty mind”. However in the way it is associated with the killing of 26-year-old mom Natalie Connolly, that dividing line has been horrifically blurred by wide range, misogyny and a deep failing to deal with violence that is domestic sufficient.
John Broadhurst killed Natalie, their girlfriend, at their house couple of years ago this week, whenever her then daughter that is eight-year-old have already been getting excited about Christmas time. Natalie sustained no fewer than 40 split accidents, including serious trauma that is internal a fractured attention socket and facial wounds. He poured bleach on the face. Bleeding yet still alive, the girl who Broadhurt’s defence team advertised ended up being their “loved one” was remaining to die at the end for this stairs he eventually called 999 he described Natalie – supposedly his “loved one”, remember – “as dead as a doughnut” while he went to sleep, and when. Continue reading “Accepting ‘rough sex’ as a man’s defence for killing a girl makes a mockery of y our justice system”