A WOMAN instructed how she was attacked by her childhood sweetheart who left her wanting like a ‘monster from a horror movie’ by smashing her head in opposition to a fish tank.
Lisa O’Malley, 33, was at residence when her former boyfriend Jonathon Youthed, 32, turned up lined in blood and ‘bragging’ about assaulting one other man.
Lisa has spoken of her horror after being attacked by her ex[/caption]
Scared, Lisa, from Peterborough, Cambs., requested him to go away however he refused to go and launched a brutal assault on her – smashing her head in opposition to her espresso desk, a fish tank and punching her greater than 20 occasions.
Youthed – her ‘childhood sweetheart’ – left her considering she was going to die.
Based on Lisa, the assault lasted for almost 25 minutes, and the neighbours referred to as 999 after they heard Lisa’s screams for assist.
Lisa’s horrific accidents[/caption]
Youthed, who attacked Lisa, has been jailed for 10 years[/caption]
She mentioned: “He began punching me earlier than grabbing a handful of my hair – he should have hit me 20 occasions.
“I attempted to scramble free however he pulled my head into the espresso desk after which dragged me over to the fish tank and continued to smash my head in opposition to the glass.
“The ache was insufferable and I bear in mind issues turning crimson the blood trickle down my face.
“I begged him to cease however he simply screamed: ‘You don’t love me’ and ‘I’ll kill you.’
I attempted to scramble free however he pulled my head into the espresso desk after which dragged me over to the fish tank and continued to smash my head in opposition to the glass.
“It truthfully felt like he was beating me for an eternity.
“At one level he dragged me to the bottom and wrapped his legs round me and squeezed.
“I couldn’t breathe – in that second I believed I used to be going to die.
“That’s when my son got here downstairs and noticed what was taking place and kicked Jonathon.
“Fortunately the police arrived in time, after my neighbours had referred to as them and it took 4 officers to restrain him and he was lastly taken away.”
The case went to Peterborough Crown Court docket in October 2018 the place Youthed, from Peterborough, was discovered responsible of wounding with intent and jailed for 10 years.
She was badly injured within the assault[/caption]
He was sentenced to eight years for wounding with intent and two years for making threats to kill, to be served consecutively.
Lisa mentioned: “I seemed unrecognisable after the assault.
“Extremely, I didn’t have damaged bones, just a few horrendous bruising.
“I needed to minimize my hair as nicely as a result of he’d ripped out clumps of it that evening.
“Three months after the assault and I had solely managed to go away the home twice, it left me shaken and terrified.
“I nonetheless battle with anxiousness however I’m doing higher and getting again on my ft.”
WHERE CAN I GET HELP?
You don’t should undergo in silence.
In case you are experiencing home violence or somebody you understand is there are teams that may assist.
Refuge runs a free, 24-hour helpline on 0808 2000 247.
It’s also possible to go to the web site or contact Girls’s Support.
“I’m so grateful my son was there that evening – he saved my life.
“I can’t consider my childhood sweetheart was able to hurting me like that.
“I assume I by no means actually knew him.”
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