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Killer jailed for stabbing her friend over Elvis song

A CONVICTED killer who stabbed a friend in a drunken New Year's Eve row over an Elvis song has being given a one-year jail sentence.

Tanya Lambe (35) pleaded guilty to assault causing harm to Anne Marie Carroll at Charlemont Street, Dublin, on December 31, 2009.

Dublin Circuit Criminal Court heard that Ms Carroll doesn't remember being attacked and woke up to find herself bleeding and coughing up blood. She put some Sudocrem and Vaseline on the injury and fell asleep for two days. Lambe, of Mountainview Park, Rathfarnham, had recently completed an eight-year jail sentence for the 2003 manslaughter of Anthony Jordan (54).

The court heard the victim refused to stop playing a record by Elvis that was upsetting Lambe. Lambe told gardai that they began rowing, and that she stabbed Ms Carroll.

Irish Independent