One of Stephen Lawrence’s killers was reportedly attacked by two other inmates in a “planned attack” that left his face scarred.
David Norris, 46, was found with blood pouring from his face after two other inmates slashed him “from forehead to chin,” it has been claimed.
Prison officials had to step in and get Norris to safety as the killer “howled in pain”, according to The Sun.
It comes just weeks after he reportedly got his hands on a smartphone and sent jail cell selfies to friends outside.
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The inmate couple are said to have cornered him outside his cell before attacking him with makeshift “shafts” – knives made from razor blades that were melted into prison toothbrushes.
The attack happened just after 8.30am on Sunday at Dartmoor Prison.
Norris was taken to the hospital, where doctors said he may be “permanently disfigured”.
A source told The Sun: “Norris didn’t stand a chance. He was badly cut up. There was a lot of blood.’
Norris – who appears to be nicknamed “Nozza” – has been held separately from other prisoners while officers search the cells and try to shut down any social media accounts linked to him.
Five men have been arrested in the racist murder of Stephen after he was stabbed to death aged 18 in Eltham in the south east London, in 1993. Only two of his killers, Norris and Gary Dobson, were brought to justice. Both were sentenced to life imprisonment in 2012.
In May, then-Justice Secretary Dominic Raab blocked a bid to move Norris to an open prison, fearing he still posed a risk to the public.
Norris reportedly ranted about Raab on WhatsApp, telling his friends: “Dom Raab, your bastard, because the Nozza is definitely at home in 2 [years] and High Court now agrees. Get the party in order girls ’cause I’ll be there soon.’
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