Man charged with attempting to murder convicted killer and armed robber to appear at Peterborough court tomorrow

A man has been charged with attempted murder following a serious assault on a man at HMP Whitemoor in March.

Wednesday, 12th April 2017, 4:05 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:20 pm
Peterborough Magistrates' Court

Kevin McCarthy, 49, of HMP Whitemoor is due to appear at Peterborough Magistrates Court tomorrow morning, Thursday April 13, following the incident on October 2, 2016.

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The victim, Damien Fowkes, 41, of HMP Whitemoor was taken to hospital where he was treated for life threatening injuries to his neck.

Fowkes was jailed for a minimum of 20 years in 2011 for attempting to murder Soham murderer Ian Huntley and for the manslaughter of child killer Colin Hatch.

He was also serving a sentence for armed robbery.