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Lowestoft – Man pleads guilty to attempted murder

A 59-year-old man has been convicted of attempted murder after attacking his wife at their home in Lowestoft earlier this year.

Stephen Crush, of Victoria Road, appeared before Ipswich Crown Court yesterday, Thursday 12 December, where he pleaded guilty to attempted murder.

Police were called just after 11.35pm on Monday 9 September, to reports that a woman had been assaulted at a property in Victoria Road.

On arrival at the premises, officers discovered Crush’s 39-year-old wife inside who had suffered a serious head injury. She was transported to Addenbrooke’s Hospital via air ambulance and has recently been transferred to another hospital where she continues to receive treatment for her injuries and remains in a stable condition.

Stephen Crush was arrested at the scene and charged the following day. He has been remanded in custody pending a sentencing hearing to be held at Ipswich Crown Court on Wednesday 29 January 2020.  

 

Previous release | 10 September 2019 - 11.55pm

A 59-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder following an incident in Lowestoft.

 

Police were called just after 11.35pm last night, Monday 9 September, to reports a woman had been attacked at a property in Victoria Road.

 

On arrival at the premises, officers discovered a woman in her 30’s inside who had suffered a serious head injury. She was transported to Addenbrooke’s Hospital via air ambulance where she remains in a critical condition.

 

Stephen Crush from Lowestoft was subsequently arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

 

This evening, Tuesday 10 September, Stephen Crush has been charged with attempted murder and is due to appear before Norwich Magistrates Court on Wednesday 11 September.

 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Major Investigation Team on 101 quoting reference 54560/17, or alternatively contact the charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Previous release | 10 September 2019 - 3am

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following an incident in Lowestoft.

Police were called just after 11.35pm last night, Monday 9 September, to reports a woman had been attacked at a property in Victoria Road.

On arrival at the premises, officers discovered a woman inside who had suffered a serious head injury. She has been transported to Addenbrooke’s Hospital via air ambulance and is in a critical condition.

A 59-year-old man was subsequently arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and has been taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre for questioning.