Date PostedMarch 8, 2018

Stabbing Incident Caused by Alcohol

The ugly side of alcohol that comes when it is abused was revealed in a gruesome incident in the community of Kalano, near Katherine in Darwin recently. A 25 year old man died after being involved in a fight with a 22 year old women.

The woman is now on trial in the Northern Territory Supreme Court after allegedly stabbing the man, inflicting a wound between 10 and 13cm deep. The knife pierced the man’s ribs, left lung and heart, causing his death.

The man and woman had apparently been fighting viciously over a cup of alcohol.Witnesses say the man was sitting on top of the woman and punching her at one point.



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Peter Cutforth is a Director at Urban E-Learning, a global elearning, OH&S training, and web strategy firm based in Little Edward St. Spring Hill, Brisbane, Australia. Urban E-Learning provides compliance related online , Distance and Face-to-Face training products in the construction, hospitality and heavy vehicle transport sectors, to name a few. Examples include the White Card Construction induction course and the RSA - Responsible Service of Alcohol course.Peter's interests extend to training, safety and compliance, online marketing, and Mobile Apps.

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