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In May 2018 Berlinah Wallace was convicted of attacking her former boyfriend, Mark van Dongen by hurling sulphuric acid over most of his body and sentenced to life imprisonment.<ref>https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/may/23/berlinah-wallace-jailed-years-sadistic-acid-attack-mark-van-dongen</ref> As a result of this Mr van Dongen was paralized below the neck, lost the sight in one eye and had a leg amputated.  Wallace was found not guilty or murder or manslaughter but was found guilty on other charges. Mr van Dongen subsequently chose to end his own life via euthanasia.<ref>https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/berlinah-wallace-acid-attack-boyfriend-murder-charge-cleared-sulphuric-a8356226.html</ref>
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In May 2018 Berlinah Wallace was convicted of attacking her former boyfriend, Mark van Dongen by hurling sulphuric acid over most of his body.  Before attacking Mr van Dongen with sulphuric acid, Wallace stated:<blockquote>"If I can’t have you, no-one can".<ref>https://www.judiciary.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/r-v-wallace-sentencing.pdf</ref></blockquote>
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As a result of this attack Mr van Dongen was paralyzed below the neck, lost the sight in one eye and had a leg amputated.  Wallace was found not guilty of murder or manslaughter but was found guilty on other charges and sentenced to life imprisonment.<ref>https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/may/23/berlinah-wallace-jailed-years-sadistic-acid-attack-mark-van-dongen</ref>
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Mr van Dongen subsequently chose to end his own life via euthanasia.<ref>https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/berlinah-wallace-acid-attack-boyfriend-murder-charge-cleared-sulphuric-a8356226.html</ref>
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== External Links ==
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*[https://www.judiciary.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/r-v-wallace-sentencing.pdf Official transcript of sentencing remarks]
  
 
== Referenes ==
 
== Referenes ==

Revision as of 04:14, 14 July 2019

In May 2018 Berlinah Wallace was convicted of attacking her former boyfriend, Mark van Dongen by hurling sulphuric acid over most of his body. Before attacking Mr van Dongen with sulphuric acid, Wallace stated:
"If I can’t have you, no-one can".[1]

As a result of this attack Mr van Dongen was paralyzed below the neck, lost the sight in one eye and had a leg amputated. Wallace was found not guilty of murder or manslaughter but was found guilty on other charges and sentenced to life imprisonment.[2]

Mr van Dongen subsequently chose to end his own life via euthanasia.[3]

External Links

Referenes

  1. https://www.judiciary.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/r-v-wallace-sentencing.pdf
  2. https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/may/23/berlinah-wallace-jailed-years-sadistic-acid-attack-mark-van-dongen
  3. https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/berlinah-wallace-acid-attack-boyfriend-murder-charge-cleared-sulphuric-a8356226.html