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pierce with a sharp stake or point

kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole

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A BRITISH man was charged with attempted murder yesterday after his pregnant girlfriend fell from a window and was impaled on a spike.
Firefighters used cutting gear to free the woman, whose thigh was impaled on the gear stick.
South Wales Police said he collapsed trying to help a 35-year-old woman friend who had become impaled on railings at Trane Cemetery in Tonyrefail at 4am yesterday.
Realising his friend was unconscious, he pulled him out of the passenger door and, to his horror, realised his friend had been impaled on the post.
"On their arrival at the scene, they found a black and tan lurcher dog impaled on a fence by its rear quarter.
"I thought he had been impaled. It's a miracle no-one else was hurt."
"So once he was free the arrow head was still impaled in his thigh and there was about 20cm of railing protruding from his leg.
Next minute he was screaming after slipping down in the buggy and being impaled on an iron bar.
The 40-year-old woman, who has not been named, was allegedly trying to climb cemetery railings in Gilfach Road, Tonyrefail, when her leg became impaled on a railing at 4am today.
POLICE who launched a murder investigation after a Midland pensioner was found with a barbecue skewer embedded in his body now believe he impaled himself in a tragic accident.
The 27-year-old fell and impaled his right buttock.
A father-of two died when he was impaled on metal railings after trying to take a short cut following a night out, an inquest heard yesterday[Wed].
A CYCLIST was fighting for life in hospital last night after being impaled by the neck on spiked railings.
POLICE were today investigating the sudden death of a 62-year-old man just after he apparently suffered a heart attdack while trying to rescue a female friend impaled on railings.
At first it was feared he may have suffered serious injuries as he looked to be impaled through the groin.