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Ipswich: Takeaway worker pleads not guilty to charge of attempting to murder his boss with meat cleaver

18:34 31 January 2014

Ipswich Crown Court

Ipswich Crown Court


A man accused of the attempted murder of the boss of the Ipswich takeaway restaurant where he worked has pleaded not guilty to the charge.

Lianjun Sun, of Cromer Road, Ipswich, is charged with trying to kill Ruo Jun Tian, the owner of New China in Garrick Way.

Mrs Tian, who is in her 40s, suffered severe injuries to her neck and back during the alleged assault with a meat cleaver in November.

Sun, a 51-year-old Chinese national, appeared at Ipswich Crown Court for a plea and directions hearing yesterday(Friday) and was told his trial will begin on March 24.

Mrs Tian was discovered at the bottom of a set of stairs on November 1.

An Ipswich man has been charged with being in possession of a flare during the derby game with Norwich at Portman Road in August.

A dangerous driver involved in a four-and-a-half mile police chase around Ipswich while drunk and disqualified from driving is facing a possible jail term.

A Kesgrave man accused of attempting to rape a schoolgirl has been cleared by a jury.

Specialist RAF search officers are joining the hunt today for missing airman Corrie McKeague.

Remains of a ship that sank to the seabed off the Suffolk coast around 500 years ago have been categorised as being “at risk” in an updated list of the nation’s heritage treasures published today.

A group of Suffolk schoolchildren stranded for six hours at night on a windswept moorland in heavy rain and fog have been praised for following their expedition training.

The University of Suffolk celebrated the work of its final three honorary graduates at its ceremonies on Thursday.

A motorcyclist was injured after a crash involving a van in Felixstowe on Thursday night.

Campaigners have demanded answers and greater transparency from mental health bosses over a “shocking” rise in unexpected patient deaths in Suffolk and Norfolk.

An abandoned white van is today being investigated by police looking into the disappearance of RAF Honington serviceman Corrie McKeague.

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