Cody Bell receives 32 months for Clarenville Shamrock City stabbing
CLARENVILLE, NL—Cody Bell has been sentenced to 32 months jail time for a stabbing incident at Clarenville’s Shamrock City that left part of the victim’s small intestines hanging outside of his body.
Bell was sentenced to 30 months for aggravated assault plus two months for breach of probation in Clarenville provincial court Monday, Oct. 23. He’s also subject to a mandatory DNA order and a lifelong firearms prohibition.
According to the statement of facts, including the testimony of several witnesses, the night unfolded as such.
Clarenville RCMP was called to the bar in the early morning hours of Feb. 7, 2016.
When they arrived, they found a large group of people lingering in the parking lot, while others seemed to be administering first aid to a man laying on the ground.
Several people on site pointed to Bell and claimed that he had stabbed the victim, Matthew Stacey, who was now lying on the ground.
RCMP noticed that parts of the man’s intestines were sticking out of a gash to his belly.