Copperfield pub ammonia attack accused Dean Mayze charged with another chemicals assault
Philip Turner was injured
at The Copperfield pub in Shorne
by Keith Hunt
A father accused of throwing a chemical in a pub diner's face
has also been charged over an earlier incident, it has been
Dean Mayze, 25, appeared at Maidstone Crown Court today charged
with assaulting Carandeep Mann, causing him actual bodily harm on
August 26, and causing Philip Turner grievous bodily harm with
intent on November 4.
Alexia Zimbler, prosecuting, said both charges related to the
use of ammonia in two separate incidents.
Mayze, of High Street, Strood, was remanded in custody after
26-year-old Mr Turner, from Gravesend, was injured at The
Copperfield in Shorne on Sunday, November 4.
Police at The
Copperfields in Shorne on the night of the incident
Mr Turner was dining with his girlfriend when the incident
happened. He was taken to Medway Maritime Hospital and said to be
seriously ill in intensive care. He suffered an injury to his
Judge Michael Carroll refused a bail application by Pieter
Briegel, defending, and remanded Mayze - father of an
eight-month-old child - in custody until January 11, when
pleas will be entered.
A provisional trial date was set for April 29.
Mr Briegel said he understood Mayze, who spoke only to be
identified, would be pleading not guilty.
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