A self-styled “depraved dim witch” has been jailed for life for a violent sex attack on a shopkeeper in his 70s.
Veteran Cambridge College researcher David Lake donned a carnival-vogue mask sooner than beating his aged victim unconscious in Exeter.
Lake, 52, of Wellington, Somerset, used to be convicted of causing GBH with intent, assault by penetration and criminal wound in February.
In sentencing, Deem David Evans described the attack as “sadistic”.
Exeter Crown Court docket heard Lake had at the foundation posed as a buyer within the shop in October 2018 sooner than returning with alcohol.
He plied the shopkeeper, who can not be named, with drink sooner than placing on a gold mask and all of a sudden turning violent.
Sports Ate woman’s flesh
Lake told his victim: “I am a dim witch. I am no longer a pleasant person. I’m a dim sorcerer and I am depraved.”
The court heard he kicked his victim unconscious sooner than accomplishing the unprecedented sexual assault.
Deem Evans dominated Lake to be be a hazard to the public because he implemented a outdated cannibalistic attack the put ate a girl’s flesh.
He used to be jailed for life with a minimum term of seven and a half years and may no longer be launched unless it is believed about safe to rep so.
Deem Evans mentioned: “The victim thought you were going to abolish him.
“This assault used to be sadistic and cruelly targeted at a explicit allotment of his body.
“The victim affect statements from him and his daughter stamp he is a completely modified man, every bodily and mentally, ensuing from his journey at your palms.
“The circumstances of this and the outdated offence reveals a hazard bobbing up from invasive assaults on folks’s bodies.”