Alleged abuse victim does not regret killing her husband

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An English woman who allegedly killed her husband told police that she would do it again without hesitation.


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She claims he subjected her to years of abuse.

Police were called Feb. 13 to the home of Penelope Jackson and her husband David Jackson in the Somerset seaside town of Berrow, about 200 km away. west of London.

Jackson, 66, a retired Defense Ministry Chartered Accountant, allegedly stabbed her husband and then stabbed him again after he called emergency services.

She told the dispatcher at the time, “I thought I would get his heart, but he doesn’t have one.”

The Guardian report A jury at Bristol Crown Court overheard 78-year-old David Jackson tell the 999 operator that his wife had stabbed him.

During the 18-minute call, the victim was heard screaming in pain when Ms. Jackson allegedly stabbed him again. She is accused of stabbing him three times.


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She took over the phone call while he lay dying on the kitchen floor.

“I killed my husband, or I tried, because I had enough,” she says.

“He’s in the kitchen bleeding to death hopefully.”

She refused to help her husband when asked to try to stop the bleeding.

“It has some holes in it … He deserves everything he receives … I will accept everything that comes my way. “

According to Mirror she said, “I’m not going to help you. I know this is being recorded. I am sane (in control of my actions), but I’ve had enough of the abuse and evil. I’m not doing anything to help him. “

He also told the dispatcher that he needed a way out of an abusive relationship.

Friends and family say the couple, married for 25 years – she is his third wife, he is her fourth husband – have had a normal and happy relationship.


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Still, the police were called to the house on Christmas 2020 after a fight when Jackson grabbed his wife by the arm and left her bruises; He told police that he had locked him in his greenhouse to calm him down, but he made his way with a poker.

And she told police that she had been the victim of “extreme violence” following the suicide death of her husband’s 28-year-old son, Gavin, in 1998.

Penelope Jackson said her husband was abusive, controlling and coercive.

David Jackson did well at the Royal Logistics Corps before moving to the Ministry of Defense.

His wife has said he was acting out of place after a battery replacement operation in a deep brain implant. (Deep brain stimulation is used to treat Parkinson’s, dystonia, essential tremor, and epilepsy; behavior change is one of the potential risks.)

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The night of the stabbing, Jackson claims that she knew her husband would turn violent, so she went to bed with a knife under her pillow. She claims that she attempted suicide by cutting her wrist, and then her husband incited her to use the knife, for which she stabbed him.

She claims that she had no intention of killing him, but wanted him to know how she feels.

She said at the time of the crime: “I agree that it is a terrible solution, but it is the only way out for me. I want him out of my life.

“I will end up in jail, but that is preferable to my life now.”



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