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Woman jailed for stabbing man in Colchester

A woman has been jailed for 30 months for stabbing a man in Colchester, Essex.

Natasha Gardener Credit: Essex Police

Natasha Gardener, 36, of Brooklands, Colchester, admitted GBH without intent and assault at Ipswich Crown Court.

The victim, aged in his 40s, was found with a single stab wound to the stomach at an address on Hythe Hill on 20 December 2017.

Gardener also received a one month sentence, to run concurrently, for assaulting another woman at the address.

“What happened on that night has left a lasting emotional impact on the two victims. Gardener’s violence was unprovoked and unwarranted and I’m glad that this has been reflected in a custodial sentence.”

– Investigating officer, DC Steven King.