Oxford-Educated Student Won't Go To Prison For Stabbing Because Of Her ‘Extraordinary Talent’

Oxford University student Livinia Wood will not go to prison for a stabbing her romantic interest because a British judge found her 'extraordinarily talented' according to published reports. (Photo Credit: Facebook)

Oxford University student Livinia Wood will not go to prison for a stabbing her romantic interest because a British judge found her 'extraordinarily talented' according to published reports.

AN Oxford University student dubbed “too clever to go to prison” has walked free for stabbing her ex-boyfriend in a drug-fuelled frenzy — but moaned she can’t go clubbing without being recognised. James Sturman QC, [her attorney], urged the judge to give Woodward a conditional discharge due to her “unique vulnerability, remorse and good character”.

He said: “She can’t even go to a nightclub in London, she’s so recognizable.

”While on bail she spent four weeks in a secure drug rehabilitation centre and doctors reports confirm she has stayed clean. Woodward stabbed Thomas Fairclough in the leg with a breadknife and hurled a laptop, glass and jam jar at him when they argued on September 30. Prosecutor Cathy Olliver said Woodward met her ex, a Cambridge PhD student, on Tinder.

Ms. Wood intends to become a heart surgeon.

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ben
ben

And... She stabbed him with a breadknife?? Wtf? Definitely feels like this story is a bit sensationalized...

ben
ben

Story says the wounds were relatively minor. That seems relevant.