Mentally Ill Homophobe Battered Sleeping Flatmate With a Hammer
CONNOR Huntley, 18, was badly hurt by his flatmate Joseph Williams.Williams, 21, is starting a 14 years prison sentence
The weapon was still in Huntley’s head when police arrived at the flat in Margate, Kent.
Williams hit a sleeping Huntley in the head with a hammer.
The Mirror says it was a homphobic attack. But Williams says his failing mental health drive him to it.
The BBC says:
Joseph Williams, 21, of Cliftonville, Margate, had made disparaging remarks about gay men, the Old Bailey was told.
Huntley is gay. He dressed in a more femine fashion.
The pair lived together becasue a landlord had placed them in the same flat.
Connor Huntley was in a coma. He now suffers from epilepsy.
Williams will remain in a mental health hospital until he is deemed ready to go to prison.