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Teen jailed for absinthe fuelled stabbing

-- By  Eric in  England on Thu, 12 Apr 2007 at 08:34.

By Jade Bilowol
April 03, 2007 06:17pm

A young man has been sentenced to four years' jail for stabbing a parent seven times at a party he gatecrashed while under the influence of absinthe.

Daniel Thomas Kingdon, 19, of Brisbane, today pleaded guilty to one count each of grievous bodily harm, assault occasioning bodily harm in company and assault occasioning bodily harm while armed in company on February 25, 2006.


Kingdon's defence lawyer said his client had been under the influence of absinthe - a strong liqueur once banned in many Western countries - at the time of the offence.

Full story at http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,21498668-1702,00.html

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