The man who attacked Katie Piper with the acid has now been allowed to be released from prison.
Stefan Sylvestre, 31 years old, was sentenced to a minimum of six years in 2009 for this gruesome assault and must now be released, as reported by the Mirror.
Stefan Sylvestre, the man who threw acid on Katie Piper, is likely to again be released from prison
New year’s eve had carried out the attack on orders from the ex-boyfriend’s obsessive Katie, Daniel Lynch, who has coordinated the attack of rue provided to the outside of his house in north London to Golders Green.
Lynch was then sentenced to two sentences of life in prison, while Sylvester has served six years of his own sentence, before being initially released in 2018.
After having been readmitted to prison in November 2019, following a series of car thefts, he should again return to the outside world.
A committee of the parole board has now decided that he could be re-released.
He said in a statement: “After reviewing the circumstances of his offence and the duration of the permit, the results of the legal proceedings, the progress made during his detention and other evidence, the committee was satisfied that Mr Sylvester was fit to be released. “
The model and tv presenter Katie has had to wear a mask after the attack and has had 40 operations to treat his severe burns in a long and meticulous process that included surgery pioneer who has completely removed the damaged skin of his face and replaced by a substitute.
In July 2019, 12 years after the attack, she underwent a new operation to cauterize the blood vessels of his left eye.
In his statement to heart-wrenching on the impact of the victim the day after the attack, Katie said: “When the acid I was screened, I felt that I had to burn in hell. It was a pain that is indescribable, unique and tortuous.
“I lost my future, my career, my spirit, my body, my looks, my dignity – the list is long.
Katie pictured with her sister Susy in September 2009, the day after the attack
Photographed in 2019, Katie has flourished since the attack, but has spoken repeatedly of the terrible ordeal she had to endure and of the operations that I followed
“All I have left is an empty shell. A part of me is dead and will never come back. This is worse than death.
In October 2019, she bravely shared a graphic image online showing the horrific injuries she suffered after being splashed with sulfuric acid.
Sub-grading the picture, she wrote: “I remember when I wanted to look for person. I remember when I didn’t want that someone is watching me. I remember when I was afraid of the people, men.
“I remember when I was afraid of the world.
Daniel Lynch, who ordered the attack, can only be considered for a release before 2025
“I remember that when I opened up to people and talked about my trauma and my psychological damage, this was simply not possible.
Her ex-boyfriend Lynch, now aged 44, has been jailed for life with a minimum of 16 years of age. His release can be considered that, by 2025.
Since the ordeal, Katie has flourished, with numerous tv shows, including a documentary from 2009 on the impact of the attack.
She has also participated in the hit show of the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing and launched the Foundation, Katie Piper to raise awareness of victims of burns and other attacks and injuries disfiguring.