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A man from Bath, cleared of a fatal stabbing five years ago and who later released a video about the incident, has today been sentenced to 15 and a half years after a separate knife attack.
Nathan Dixon stabbed a childhood friend on a busy street in the City. He also admitted a string of drugs offences. Richard Payne reports from Bristol Crown Court.
Det Insp Charlotte Tucker from Avon and Somerset Police said they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the fatal stabbing of Paul Kelly in Bath in 2008:
A man from Bath has been sentenced to 15 and a half years for stabbing a childhood friend and various drugs offences.
23 year old Nathan Dixon was convicted of guilty of grievous bodily harm after he stabbed Jacob Russell on Gay Street in the early hours of a Sunday morning in April.
He has received 13 years for the stabbing and two and a half years for possessing and supplying drugs.
His Honour Judge Longman told Dixon; 'You carried out a savage, brutal and sustained attack with a knife on a defenceless man, repeatedly stabbing him in the side of the chest and leg which could have so easily have been fatal.'
A man from Bath cleared of murder five years ago has been convicted of stabbing a childhood friend.
In 2008 Nathan Dixon walked free after being acquitted of stabbing Paul Kelly to death outside a pub in the city.
Nathan Dixon has been convicted of stabbing a man in Bath.
He has been guilty of grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of an offensive weapon.
It followed an incident in Gay Street in Bath in April when a 24 year old man was stabbed.
Dixon was remanded in custody and will be sentenced in September.
Co-defendant 26 year old Karl Gordon of Phoenix House in Bath was cleared of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.