A FATHER accused of stabbing four people in Spain was jailed indefinitely seven years ago for terrorising a Poole couple in their home.

At the time Nelson Delgado was branded a danger to the public and given an indeterminate sentence after an alcohol and drug-fuelled attack on Cary Furlinger and his partner Veronica Watton in 2006.

The 25-year-old is now in custody after being arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and assault after three British people and a Spaniard suffered knife injuries in a bar brawl in the Spanish resort of Magaluf in Majorca.

In 2006 Delgado and his 18-year- old homeless friend Mark Morgan entered the home of Mr Furlonger and his girlfriend in Chedington Close in Canford Heath, armed with a knife.

When the lodger they were searching for was not there they turned on the couple, punching them both. Delgado hit Miss Watton over the head with a bottle and pushed her against the wall, asking if she had ever been raped.

She replied ‘No’ and told him she had HIV in order to stop him.

Delgado, who is Portuguese and has been working as a DJ, had been arrested days before the 2006 burglary and released on bail over a bottle attack on a student in Poole Park.

He was jailed after admitting aggravated burglary, causing grievous bodily harm and assault.

Sentencing Delgado, Judge Samuel Wiggs said: “You must serve 32 months before being considered for parole and will be on licence for the rest of your life because I consider you to be dangerous. I think you led your co- defendant into trouble.”

While in custody at a young offender institution he had a secret affair with prison officer Kelly-Anne McDade, who had a baby and was jailed for 30 months after admitting misconduct in a public office and other charges.

Victims of the stabbing in Magaluf believe they were attacked when they were mistaken for fellow revellers dressed in Halloween outfits.

  • NELSON Delgado will be taken back into custody if he returns to the UK.

The 25-year-old was told he would spend the rest of his life “on licence” after leaving prison.

But he was able to leave the UK after he was freed from being under the supervision of the probation service.

This happened when he was released from licence under the Tariff Expired Removal Scheme.

The Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 introduced the scheme for indeterminate foreign national prisoners who are confirmed by Immigration Enforcement to be liable to removal from the UK and are removed from their sentence and the country. 

Delgado would be returned to custody on returning to these shores as one of the conditions for removal from licence under the scheme is for him to leave and not to return here.