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Alex Skeel: Domestic abuse survivor was 'days from death' | Transcendent Media Capital
A WOMAN HAS been prosecuted for the first time under the UK's new domestic violence rules after repeatedly physically and psychologically abusing her partner, leaving him "10 days away from death". Luton Crown Court was told Worth and Mr Skeel met at college in 2012 when they were both 16. From an early stage she had control over him, telling him what he should wear and attacking him physically. This "sustained and prolonged" campaign of abuse escalated further in the last nine months of their relationship, during which time, Alex Skeel was battered, stabbed, burned, denied food, forced to sleep on the floor and kept away from his family by Jordan Worth. The abuse and their relationship both came to end one evening last June 2017 when a neighbour called the police after hearing shouts from the couple's home. Alex Skeel was taken to hospital with burns to his arms and legs, wrapped with clingfilm in an attempt to treat them. Pleading guilty to grievous bodily harm and coercive