Woman cleared of slashing man's head at home that looked like 'bloodbath'

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An injured antheral screamed to beryllium rescued from a "bloodbath" successful a locked Hamilton house.

Tracey McCarroll was accused of stabbing Ryan McGuire astatine her location successful Hillside Crescent during a drinking session.

However, a assemblage returned a bulk not blameworthy verdict aft a three-day proceedings astatine Hamilton Sheriff Court this week.

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It was alleged that McCarroll detained Mr McGuire successful the location against his volition earlier slashing him repeatedly with a breached bottle, oregon akin item, to his terrible wounded and imperishable disfigurement.

The tribunal heard helium suffered a 2.5cm z-shaped coiled to his forehead that required 5 stitches. He showed the assemblage the scar helium has been near with.

The incidental happened connected October 18, 2019.

McCarroll, 46, present of Auchentibber Court, Blantyre, claimed McGuire's coiled was self-inflicted aft helium picked up a portion of breached glass.

She said helium had assaulted 2 different men and trashed her location that night.

Police officers said they arrived to find Mr McGuire and different man, Brendan Carroll, successful a hysterical state.

They said they were locked successful the location and pleaded for officers to unit unfastened the beforehand door.

The door's solid sheet had been smashed, but they inactive couldn't get out.

Mr Carroll, similar his person covered successful blood, told the officers 'She's fu**ing nuts. She's conscionable stabbed him connected the head'.

When the constabulary yet gained introduction they recovered the location had been "trashed".

The accused had Mr McGuire's humor connected her clothing.

Giving evidence, McCarroll said she couldn't find the cardinal that nighttime and denied locking the men successful the house.

Claiming Mr McGuire had assaulted 2 men earlier, she added: "He went excessively acold and wrecked my house.

"It was a nightmare and I'll ne'er hide it.

"Ryan picked up a spot of solid and pulled it crossed his head. The humor conscionable squirted out.

"We were each locked successful the house. It was a bloodbath."

McCarroll had spent respective months successful custody awaiting proceedings aft doubly failing to be tribunal for the case.

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