Stabbed man saves his life using doner kebab to stem blood from slashed throat

A man saved his life by using a doner kebab to stem the flow of blood from a knife wound to his neck, a court heard.

James Hobbs was stabbed by Jamie Edney, as he held the kebab, during a fight outside Edney's flat in Somerset, Taunton Crown Court was told.

Edney, 36, of Longstone Avenue, Bridgwater, was jailed for more than five years for the attack.

He carried out the attack after Mr Hobbs had accused him of having an affair with his girlfriend.

Edney, who at the time of the attack was a neighbour of Mr Hobbs in flats at Charlotte Court, Highbridge, was jailed for five-and-a-half-years.

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