A second man has been jailed for his role in a hammer attack that fractured a drug dealer's skull leaving him deaf and brain damaged. 

Kinsley Sharp, 20, of Praze, was jailed today for three years and three months after admitting causing grevious bodily harm with intent. 

His accomplice Jack Seymour, 20, of Wheal Busy, was jailed yesterday for six years.

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The pair arranged to buy a quantity of cocaine from their victim on Truro's Pendeen Road in July 2017.

As the deal was taking place, they struck him over the head with a claw hammer.

Seymour stole the drugs and later attempted to sell them on.  

The victim was taken to Derriford Hospital and suffered bleeding inside his skull that had to be drained.

According to a victim statement read out in court yesterday, he still suffers intense headaches, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). 

He said in the statement: "I feel I don't know who I am."

A third man: Steven Leverton, 33, of Lowenac Crescent in Connor Downs, was jailed for three years for his role in setting up the drug deal and changing the PIN on the victim's phone whilst he was recovering in hospital.