Homeless man Joel Viviensby guilty of post office stabbing

By Sam Rigney
October 11 2018 - 5:00am
CRIME SCENE: Police tape around the Newcastle post office on October 19 last year after a homeless man was stabbed. Joel Viviensby, 47, pleaded guilty to reckless wounding on Wednesday. Picture: Brodie Owen
CRIME SCENE: Police tape around the Newcastle post office on October 19 last year after a homeless man was stabbed. Joel Viviensby, 47, pleaded guilty to reckless wounding on Wednesday. Picture: Brodie Owen

A HOMELESS man, sleeping rough under the awning of the derelict Newcastle post office, responded to being called a homophobic slur by twice stabbing another vagrant, leaving him in a critical condition in intensive care.

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