Convicted Cabbie killer recalled to prison after woman assaulted – island echo
A man who was convicted in 2004 of the brutal murder of a Isle of Wight taxi driver has been recalled to jail following a violation of his life license.
Lee Arnold, 37, of Kestrel Way, Newport, appeared before magistrates on the Isle of Wight this afternoon (Tuesday) following an assault charge.
The court heard that Arnold, who was released from prison in 2014 after serving nearly 10 years for the 2003 murder of 56-year-old taxi driver Paul Rosenburg, was involved in an altercation at a tipi campsite after he tried to get into his vehicle. while apparently drunk.
Liam Hunter, prosecuting, told magistrates that the assault victim challenged Arnold after hearing an altercation coming from the area of the campsite where the accused was and seeing him attempting to get into his car.
The victim snatched the keys from Arnold, causing him to yell at him and push her.
Arnold, who was 19 when he beat Mr. Rosenburg to death, was subjected to a standard license recall. It was heard at the time of the murder trial that Arnold had pushed
He was also ordered to pay a surcharge of £ 22.