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It is then alleged he tried to turn the knife on 16-year-old Liam O'Connor, who ran away.
Chester crown court heard that Kenneth James Jones, 36, given a life sentence, with a tariff of 14 years, strangled and then stabbed to death his stepmother while his father was upstairs taking a bath, and then attempted to turn the knife on his father.
The dangerous Lester then conjured up a bit of magic in the box, only to see his snapshot turned away by keeper Lenny Pidgeley, as the Blades finally began to turn the knife.