Pensioner Robert Brindley stabbed their young Filipino spouse five times in a rage that is jealous their wedding broke down following arguments about salsa dance classes, a court heard.
Brindley attacked his diminutive spouse Precious with a home blade, stabbing her repeatedly within the straight back.
The court had been told Brindley, 66, from Teignmouth, Devon ended up being «possessive and jealous» over their spouse, who had been aged inside her «20s» during the period of the assault.
On Monday, Exeter Crown Court heard Mrs Brindley collapsed into the flooring and she heard her husband shouting: «That’s it, that’s the way to die, listening to your music as she regained consciousness. Shall we stab you through the center or shall I call an ambulance?»
Brindley has rejected one count of attempted murder on June 1, 2008.
The court had been told that the few came across if they had been doing work for the firm that is same the Philippines within the 1990s and in December 2000 that they had a son.
After Brindley had a reccurrence of cancer they relocated to Teignmouth so he could receive hospital treatment.
Andrew Oldland, prosecuting, said Mrs Brindley began using salsa dance lessons and this caused arguments between your set.
Mr Oldland stated that Brindley shouted at their wife: «If we see you with some other men my goal is to kill you.»