Date of Birth:
22nd January 2008,
police and paramedics sped to Pantyffynnon Road
following 999 calls made by Maxine William's mother and
Julie Williams said of her partner: "He's unconscious.
He's bleeding to death. I'm freaking out here. He's
gasping for breath. It's thick, thick blood here — it's
like a swimming pool."
In the backgroubnd was the
voice of Maxine Williams saying "The c**t. I’ve done it.
I have killed him mam. I’m going to eat him mam, for us.
I’m going to kill him and eat him up."
The paramedics battled to save Bernard Evans after
finding him on the kitchen floor, but he was pronounced
dead at the scene.
He had stab wounds to his
arm and chest, an artery had been cut.
Maxine Williams became very agitated when the police
arrived and a Taser stungun had to be used in the course
of her arrest. On the way to Carmarthen Police Station,
she told officers: "I'm glad I stabbed him. I hope he
Later, after being told Mr Evans had died, she said:
"I'm glad he's dead. He's dead because I killed him — he
Swansea crown court was told that while Williams
accepted responsibility for the death of Mr Evans, she
claimed she did not murder him.
Williams did not give evidence in her defence.
Before sending the jury out
to consider its verdict the judge, Mr Justice Nigel
Davis, told them Williams had offered police three
explanations but had declined to enter the witness box.
Tuesday 28th October
2008, Williams found guilty of murder.
Wednesday 29th October
2008, Trial judge, Mr Justice Davis described Maxine
Williams as a "sad, damaged and vulnerable person" who
suffered from depression after the birth of her child,
and said he did not believe she intended to kill Mr
She was ordered to serve a
life sentence, with a minimum term of 13 years. Williams
refused to attend court for sentencing.