Smirking fiend held glass shard to woman’s throat in terrifying sex attack days after release from jail


A “SMIRKING monster” held a glass shard to a woman’s throat in a terrifying sex attack days after being launched from jail for tearing out a dying battle vet’s oxygen tube.

Dean Norman, 34, was described as “dangerous” by a select for sexually assaulting his latest sufferer after beating her unconscious in Carlisle.

‘Monster’ Dean Norman moreover prompted very important accidents to his sufferer’s head and faceCredit: Cumbria Police

The Carlisle man was in the meanwhile sentenced to eight years’ jail after admitting tried rape, sexual assault and exact bodily damage assault.

Cumbria Police acknowledged he had gone to the woman’s property and was invited in by her, “unknowing of his intentions having been requested if he would possibly come in to dry his coat.

“Once contained in the cope with he began his extreme assault inflicting very important accidents to her head and face.

“Following the assault, the sufferer was left unconscious sooner than Norman subjected her to a sexual assault.”

Norman punched and stamped on his sufferer in her home on November 16, 2020, the Carlisle Crown Court was knowledgeable.

The attack was so brutal that the lady acknowledged in an announcement she was crushed “quite literally black and blue”, reported BBC News.

She was left feeling “disgusting and devastated” after she “let a monster into my home”.

“The memories of that night will never ever leave me. I will never be the same person again,” the lady added.

Prosecutor Tim Evans knowledgeable the courtroom that Norman’s sufferer “thought she was going to be killed”.

He added: “From the way he was smirking, he seemed to be enjoying it.”

This was a horrific attack, and the sufferer has confirmed braveness and bravado all by means of.

Cumbria Police

Fearing she would die all through the vicious assault, she recalled praying “that if he was going to kill her, ‘please let it be quick’,” Mr Evans knowledgeable the courtroom.

Norman, who tried to rape his sufferer whereas clutching a shard of broken glass in direction of her throat, threatened her, “say nothing or I’ll get you”, the courtroom was knowledgeable.

Before leaving the severely injured lady he shook her hand and put the piece of glass in his pocket.

The courtroom heard that whereas he initially denied the assault, DNA proof on the scene of the crime proved he was the attacker.


Julian Goode, defending, knowledgeable the courtroom about Norman’s non-public difficulties and troubled childhood.

He knowledgeable a probation officer he had drunk 4 litres of vodka and introduced crack cocaine sooner than the assault.

Judge Richard Archer acknowledged Norman was a dangerous offender, and caged him for eight years.

He might be on the sex offenders’ register for all occasions.

After sentencing, the Cumbria Police acknowledged: “This was a horrific attack, and the sufferer has confirmed braveness and bravado all by means of.

“These offences have an everlasting have an effect on, nonetheless I hope in the meanwhile offers some closure to the sufferer and their family.”


The assault befell merely days following Norman’s jail release after serving 9 years of a 12-year time interval for a callous attack on a blind 77-year-old man.

Norman tore out the oxygen tube from the mouth of the terminally in poor well being army veteran after sneaking into his room in a 4am raid in Carlisle, reported the Daily Mail.

He pinned the individual down by his throat, held his hand over the dying man’s nostril and mouth and pulled out the oxygen tube, so he couldn’t breathe.

But Norman fled the house when the commotion startled the individual’s grandson, who chased him out of the flat.

He broke into two additional homes, along with one the place a pair and their two-year-old daughter had been asleep.

In 2013, all through sentencing at Carlisle Crown Court, Judge Paul Batty described the attack upon the aged man as “the worst he had seen in his legal career”.

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