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Hospital patient who tried to kill nurse fails to turn up at court for sentencing

A transgender man found guilty of the attempted murder of a nurse in West Bromwich, avoided being sentenced after failing to turn up to court.

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The case was adjourned due to Sutton failing to show to court

Kieffer Sutton, previously of Tickford Street, Newport Pagness, Buckinghamshire, failed to show up at Wolverhampton Crown Court despite previously being remanded in a female prison.

Sutton was found guilty of attempted murder at a trial that was held in January, following an incident at Heath Lane Hospital, on Heath Lane, West Bromwich, on July 2 last year.

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