Maggots in leg wound

02:39, Dec 22 2012

A former businessman has died after a leg wound became infested with maggots.

Aucklander Lance Bain, described as an alcoholic, suffered a cut shin on November 17, 2011, when he was attacked with a rubber mallet by former partner Natalie Van Breugel.

Breugel, who appeared in the High Court in Auckland yesterday and admitted wounding with intent to injure will be sentenced next year.

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