Bail attack man 'loses memory'.A victim of attempted murder In the criminal law, attempted murder is committed when the defendant does an act that is more than merely preparatory to the commission of the crime of murder and, at the time of these acts, the person has a specific intention to kill. said he breached bail because the attack he suffered caused memory loss.
Craig Whyte, 23, survived a horror beating in Edinburgh last year and his attacker was jailed for eight years.
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His lawyer told Haddington Sheriff Court: "He suffered a serious head injury which resulted in him being in a coma for eight weeks.
"He can remember things from when he was much younger but his short-term memory just leaves him altogether."
Whyte pled guilty to breaching his bail conditions but was remanded for sentencing later.