A home office pathologist has told a jury of the horrific catalogue of injuries suffered by a man stabbed to death outside his own house.
Dr Alison Armour was giving evidence at the trial of two men and a woman charged with murdering 32-year-old Piotr Kulinski in Carlisle last October.
Dr Armour performed the post mortem on Mr Kulinski's body, and described the seven stab wounds he received, mostly to his back.
One wound to his back left shoulder was 16 centimetres deep, and punctured a lung before completely severing the aorta - the large artery that leaves the heart.
Another severed the bronchus, part of the airway that connects with the lung. Dr Armour said that either of those two wounds on there own 'were suffice to cause death'.
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