Exeter man accused of attempted murder appears at crown court
A city man accused of attempted murder has appeared at Exeter Crown Court.
Sean Hills, of Geneva Court, Exeter, is charged with the attempted murder of Lee Evans. The 25-year-old stood in the dock and spoke only to confirm his name during the brief hearing. No plea was entered to the charge.
A date for a plea and case management hearing was set for Friday, May 24. A provisional trial date was set for November.
Hills is accused of stabbing Evans in the neck, head and shoulder.
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The incident is alleged to have taken place in the early hours of Thursday, February 14, at a property in Geneva Court.
A knife is alleged to have been used in the incident.
Mr Evans was taken to the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital for treatment.
Hills was remanded in custody and is expected to next appear at Exeter Crown Court on Friday, May 24.
A second man, aged 23, was arrested in connection with the incident. He has been released on bail pending further enquiries until Tuesday, May 14.