A 46-year-old mother of two was sentenced to six years in jail for stabbing her boyfriend, Alan Pearce, on her birthday in the UK.
The mother of two said she stabbed him because he texted her ‘happy birthday’ rather than calling her and assumed he was cheating.
Janet Kearns had left Pearce for dead in his flat at Wythenshawe, Manchester.
According to Dailymail.co.uk, Kearns had gone to Pearce flat and demanded to know why he had not called her.
She then stabbed him with a six-inch kitchen knife as he was calling the police for help.
Pearce was rushed to the hospital and underwent emergency surgery for his wounds.
At Manchester Crown Court Kearns, admitted to causing grievous bodily harm with intent.
Judge Hilary Manley told Kearns: “Your relationship with Mr. Pearce was marred by jealousy and you attacked him and tried to take his phone. You took a six-inch knife from the kitchen and struck him with it, causing serious injury. You intended to cause him serious harm”.
Kearns was sentenced to six years in Jail.