06:37, June 06 208 0 theguardian.com

2019-06-06 06:37:05
Speedboat killer pleads guilty to assaulting barman in Devon

Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd, 31, has pleaded guilty at Exeter crown court to assaulting a barman with a bottle in Newton Abbot, Devon.

Shepherd, 31, who is serving a six-year prison sentence for the death of Charlotte Brown in a speedboat crash on the River Thames in December 2015, pleaded guilty to attacking former soldier David Beech with the bottle.

He appeared before Exeter crown court via video link where he pleaded guilty to one charge of wounding with intent in Newton Abbot, Devon, on 16 March 2018.

He admitted “unlawfully and maliciously” wounding former soldier David Beech during the incident.