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Nick Clark
May 26 2021 - 3:30am
Man pleads guilty to unprovoked prison attack
Man pleads guilty to unprovoked prison attack

A Newnham man who stabbed a Risdon prisoner in the eye with a sharp object in an unprovoked attack last year pleaded guilty in the Supreme Court in Launceston.

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Nick Clark

Nick Clark


I am the Supreme and Magistrates Court reporter for the Examiner for the past 18 months. My journalism career has clicked over 30 years and encompasses four different spells at Tasmanian newspapers.

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