'Abhorrent and cruel': Man indecently assaulted two young girls, brutally stabbed their dad

By Sam Rigney
Updated August 21 2020 - 4:47am, first published 3:30am
ABHORRENT ACTS: Jason Eric McGovern, also known as Jason Lanesbury, was jailed for a maximum of 17 years in Newcastle District Court on Friday.

A MAN who indecently assaulted two young girls while they slept in the same bedroom and then, after he was charged nearly nine years later, broke into the family home and stabbed the girls' father in the face while he lay in bed has been jailed for a maximum of 17 years in Newcastle District Court.

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