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Disabled man who was attacked in his home by convicted killer immigrant neighbour in row over a barking dog dies after spending TWO YEARS in a coma

Matthew Sheehan was 34 when he was pulled into the street and attacked by Raymond Anthony Burrell who punched, kicked and stamped on him

Suffered fractures to his nose, eye socket, swelling to his mouth, bruising to his brain with bleeding caused by blood vessels from brain being stretched and torn

In April 2016 Burrell was given a ‘life’ sentence after being convicted of GBH

By Keiligh Baker for MailOnline

15 November 2017

A man who was brutally assaulted on his doorstep by a convicted killer ‘with a callous indifference to human life’ has died after spending two years in a coma.

Matthew Sheehan was 34 when he was pulled into the street in Adamsdown, Cardiff, by 15-stone immigrant Raymond Anthony Burrell who punched, kicked and stamped on him.

Thug Burrell, who previously shot and killed his girlfriend, left his victim in a coma for more than two years before Mr Sheehan died last Thursday.

The attack, on September 1, 2015, was in a dispute over a barking dog.

Burrell, now 40, had been ‘irritated’ by Mr Sheehan complaining about his cross-Staffordshire bull terrier’s barking.

In the attack Mr Sheehan, who walked with a stick, was dragged barefoot and without his glasses into the street before being attacked.

He was left with fractures to his nose and one eye socket, swelling to his mouth, and bruising to both sides of his brain with bleeding caused by blood vessels from the brain being stretched and torn.

Burrell, now 40, had been ‘irritated’ by Mr Sheehan complaining about his cross-Staffordshire bull terrier’s barking.

He also had marks to his body consistent with him being dragged, like those seen ‘on somebody who has come off a motorbike’, and there was the imprint of a shoe.

A pathologist told Burrell’s trial there had been ‘significant force’ used.

The court was also told Burrell walked away from his victim but then returned to where he had left him lying in a pool of blood and attacked him a second time so he would ‘not be able to testify to what happened’.

In April 2016 Burrell was given a ‘life’ sentence by Judge Paul Thomas QC with a recommendation he serve a minimum eight years before being allowed to apply for parole.

A jury had acquitted him of attempted murder but convicted him of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

During the trial, his victim was described as having been left with ‘horrendous’ injuries to his head and body.

The judge said Burrell had a ‘volcanic temper and a callous indifference to human life’.

Speaking during the court case, Mr Sheehan’s father Martin said his son had been left in a vegetative state.

‘While he can now breathe unaided for a short time each hour he is still on oxygen, has a breathing tube and is having to be regularly medicated to stave off infections.

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