23 Feb '11, 3pm

A man was jailed 24 years for fatally stabbing a co-worker and injuring his supervisor with a hammer.

A man was jailed 24 years for fatally stabbing a co-worker and injuring his supervisor with a hammer.

Luo, 38, was on Wednesday given an 18 year jail term for the killing and six years for the second attack, to run consecutively. -- PHOTO: WANBAO A CHINESE national who came here for a job to provide for his family back home now faces spending the rest of his working life behind bars. Something snapped in Luo Faming's mind in September 2008, and he reacted by fatally stabbing a co-worker and injuring his supervisor, with whom he had been having disagreements regarding overtime. Luo, 38, was on Wednesday given an 18 year jail term for the killing and six years for the second attack, to run consecutively. He had been charged with murder, for which the death penalty is mandatory, but the charge was reduced to two lesser charges - one of culpable homicide not amounting to murder and the other of attempted culpable homicide. Psychiatric reports diagnosed him with depression at t...

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