jailed for threatening to kill female prison doctor after his
man from near Burnham-On-Sea has been jailed for threatening to
throw a female prison doctor down a staircase, stab her and hunt
her down after his release.
Veysey, 57, of Kingsway, Mark, threatened to kill the GP and her
family during a row about his medication.
left Dr Marjorie Peyton-Jones so frightened that she was unable
to complete her rounds at Exeter Prison after Veysey shouted threats
for a second time from his cell at the segregation unit.
has previously been jailed for threatening to shoot a judge who
presided over an earlier trial and he claimed to have contacts
with the IRA.
denies making a threat to kill the doctor and putting her in fear
of violence but was found guilty and jailed for four years at
Exeter Crown Court. He was also cleared of threatening to kill
a prison officer.
Timothy Grice told him: "These were extremely serious and
really unpleasant and frightening threats. You intended them to
be frightening and there is no doubt the doctor was very worried
indeed about them."
was your intention and what you achieved. She was a public servant
doing her best to tend to the medical needs of people in prison.
She was doing her job as conscientiously as she could."
have previous convictions for this kind of conduct and making
threats to people in positions of authority."
Taghdissian, prosecuting, told the court that Veysey has convictions
for 107 previous offences. He was jailed for three years in 2009
at Worcester Crown Court for threatening to shoot a judge.
said he was angry with the doctor because she'd changed the medication
he was receiving for ulcers on his legs and he had been left in
O' Brien, defending, said Veysey has been in custody on remand
since April last year in relation to another offence which has
still to be dealt with. He said he had previously been homeless
and living in a caravan in woodland in Somerset.