A woman who has suffered gender-based violence from her husband He managed to save himself after surreptitiously whispering five words to the taxi driver who was transferring them as he feared for his life after the abuse.
Rosie Frankish, 26 years oldof Warrington, was in despair after being subjected to aa fierce attack of six hours When Daniel Small made its way into his home in the UK.
The scene that followed was also chilling. The attacker then dragged her into a taxi, dressed in pajamas and covered in dog feces and urine.
It was then that the young woman took advantage of a second to alert the taxi driver and he took her to a safe place.
Abuse, travel and salvation
Daniel Little, 34, was imprisonment for three years and seven months at Liverpool Crown Court last week after admitting to the assault and causing actual bodily harm and false imprisonmentinform the media Echo of Liverpool.
Rosie recounted: “I thought it was going to kill me that night. The bruises stayed with me for months afterward.”
“The taxi ride only took 10 minutes., but it felt like an eternity. My head didn’t stop working and I considered many possibilities, I thought about throwing myself on the road or yelling for help from the windows“, she confesses, still moved.
“When Daniel got out, I stayed in the cab and without moving my face in case he saw me, I whispered to the driver: “Please drive. Now.” It was, after all, five words that managed to save his life.
The young woman says that as she was leaving, her husband ran holding on to the door, trying to get back into the car.
“I want all women to see his face and know what he’s capable of,” she shamelessly showed.
Gender-based violence in relationships
The couple they met seven and a half years agoin Warrington, part of Lanchashire, England.
“I was pregnant and I had separated from the father of the child. Daniel she was eight years older and seemed to offer friendship and security. She complimented me a lot, he was charming, very funny and confident,” recalls Rosie of their first relationship.
Even when the baby was born, “he was really supportive and loving,” she admits.
They moved to another house and had a child together the following year. But during the second pregnancy, Daniel changed.
“I was three months pregnant when grabbed my hair in an argument”, he reflects on the first signs of violence.
Rosie was determined to make their relationship work for the sake of their two children. But she assures that Daniel turned away increasingly despotic and violent.
“When we went out, he forced me to look at the stroller, therefore she could not look at other men. And when he was home, I had to give him my cell phone and keys. He took me away from all my friends and family,” she remarked of the typical modus operandi of a manipulator and abuser.
End of the pair and fierce attack
In 2020, Rosie ended the relationship. and recently Two years later, Daniel got in touch and asked to see the children.
“I felt very torn inside. I didn’t want to deprive my children of their father, but I distrusted him. Daniel insisted that he had changed, he told me that he had a job and that he had calmed down, “he explains to the British media.
She agreed to go out with the kids and everything was fine at first. But soon she noticed that she was turning away increasingly possessive and controlling and decided to take a step back.
“I told him he could still see the children, but that there would be someone else supervising, and not me,” he said.
Daniel didn’t take the news well and was eventually arrested for assaulting a stranger. When he was released in December of last year, he He immediately went to where Rosie and her children lived.
“I was woken up around 11:30 by a loud bang. I went down to open the back door and he came in from the garden,” she recounts the morning episode.
“He told me it was all my fault, that I had taken his family away from him and that he would have to pay for it. I knew the attack was coming. Her eyes were completely alight. I had no way to communicate with him,” she explains.
Little the He grabbed her by the throat before throwing her against the kitchen cabinets.. The attack continued upstairs and into the bedroom, where the punches, kicks and slaps repeatedly.
“He kept telling me I had to learn my lesson. From time to time she would stop hitting me and force me to hug him. It all felt like a sick game. it was torture. He also took a bath, but she did me sit on the toilet so I can look at myself“Describes the terrifying scene Rosie.
But there was more. He emptied a bottle of hair conditioner into her face and eyes, then he tossed the bottle in her face.
To complement the abuse and violence, he took advantage of the fact that the dog had not gone out to do his business and was encouraged to do more: “Daniel picked up dog poop and rubbed it on my face and hair”rebuild.
Panic gripped her, she urinated on herself, thought it was going to kill her from the fit of rage.
Taxi ride and salvation
Rosie saw an opportunity to escape when, six hours later, Daniel forced her to hail a cab home to get some clothes. For a moment she thought she was going alone, but he had forced her to go up with him.
Throughout the trip, he thought hit the road. She wanted to tell the taxi driver too, but she wasn’t sure if she would help. And that’s when the driver stopped and Little went out to smoke a cigarette that took advantage of a unique opportunity.
Knowing that Daniel was watching her, waiting for her to come out after him, she said to the driver in a low voice and without moving her face: “Please drive. Now.”
Wounds, hospital and arrest
The woman could not believe that she managed to escape. She was directly to the police station and I got help.
Rosie was taken to the hospital with severe cuts and bruises, including a black eye, impaired hearing in the left ear, a 10 cm bruise from shoulder to elbowanother half chest and head swelling.
Officers arrested Little shortly thereafter. He and appeared before Liverpool Crown Court last week and He admitted to assaults and illegal detention.
By way of mitigation, the court heard Little was “deeply ashamed” of his behavior. His lawyer said: “Accept that you have to be in prison. He knows he needs to be punished,” he spreads The mirror.
Little has a long history of 17 previous convictions for 34 crimes, including violence.
Little was sentenced to three years and seven months in prisonof which it will discount half before being released under license.
“I think his sentence should have been much longer. He could and could have killed me that night if it weren’t for the cab ride. I was traumatized by it,” she concluded.
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