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'Evil' acid attacker gets life sentence

'Evil' acid attacker gets life sentence

Berlinah Wallace threw sulphuric acid at her former partner, Mark van Dongen
A woman who threw sulphuric acid at her former partner, which led to him ending his life, has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 12 years.Berlinah Wallace, 48, hurled the corrosive fluid at Dutch engineer Mark van Dongen in Bristol in 2015.At Bristol Crown Court, Mrs Justice Nicola Davies told Wallace it was "an act of pure evil".She was cleared of murdering her former partner but found guilty of throwing a corrosive substance with intent."Your intention was to burn, disfigure and disable Mark van Dongen so that he would not be attractive to any other woman," the judge said.
Mr van Dongen was left paralysed from the neck down and lost an ear, eye and his left leg following the alleged attack, and ended his own life in a Belgian hospital in January 2017.
Mark van Dongen and Berlinah Wallace met five years before the attack
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