Jealous boyfriend, 35,’ deliberately kicked and punched his 29-week pregnant girlfriend to destroy her unborn baby because it was conceived with another man before they got together’
A jealous boyfriend destroyed his pregnant partner’s unborn baby because he resented it being fathered by another man, 法院听到.
Asa Davison, from Gillingham, 多塞特郡, attacked victim Isabelle Irish while she was 29 weeks pregnant in order to kill the child, 据称.
The 35-year-old is said to have deliberately kicked and punched Miss Irish in the stomach and dragged her along the road.
She was found cowering in a back garden of a house by the homeowner who called the police.
Miss Irish was taken to hospital and a scan detected no fetal heartbeat. She gave birth to her dead baby, who had been perfectly healthy at its 20 week scan.
Davison is charged with the offence of child destruction under the Infant Life Preservation Act (1929).
The victim of the alleged attack Isabelle Irish leaving Bournemouth Crown Court
The court heard Davison had been in a relationship with Miss Irish for a couple of months and she was already pregnant before they got together.
Sarah Jones, 起诉, said the defendant felt bitter about the prospect of raising another man’s child.
After he was arrested police recovered recordings on his phone to Miss Irish. In one he said that it ‘broke (他的) 心’ that the baby was not his.
他还说: ‘You get little f*** baby out of my house. I don’t give a s**t about your baby.’
The attack happened on May 29, 2020 after Davison followed his partner on his bike down a side street, 法院听到.
Ms Jones said: ‘Isabelle Irish was heavily pregnant when she met Ace (Asa) Davison with the father of her child believed to be a man called Oliver Curran.
‘On the night of May 29, 2020, the defendant erupted into violence which the Crown says caused her to lose her 29 week old baby and suffer serious injuries to herself.
‘One witness described the defendant as treating the woman like a dog on a lead and kicking her up the road.
Miss Irish was taken to hospital and a scan detected no fetal heartbeat. She gave birth to her dead baby, who had been perfectly healthy at its 20 week scan
‘She saw him punch her in the face, drag her along the road and kick her in the belly.
‘Another resident heard a sound like someone dragging a bag of compost.
‘Miss Irish was taken to hospital where she was found to have significant facial injuries.
‘An ultrasound detected no fetal heartbeat and confirmed the baby died inside her, which at the 20 week scan was developing normally and without concern.
‘When you look at the evidence it is inescapable that the person responsible for the untimely death of Miss Irish’s child was the man who had earlier spoken of his resentment at feeding and raising another man’s child.
‘That man kicked, punched and dragged her along a road and she ran from him while he hunted for her.’
Ms Jones said that despite going through the ‘terrifying ordeal’ Ms Irish stayed with Davison.
然后在九月 2020 he attacked her again, 陪审团听到.
Ms Jones said: ‘The defendant and Miss Irish stayed together and in September she was seen running from his house covered in blood with a swollen face..’
The attack left her ‘shocked by her own reflection’, 法院听到.
Davison denies child destruction, causing Miss Irish grievous bodily harm and actual bodily harm.
He has also pleaded not guilty to perverting the course of justice which relates to allegations that he tried to pressurise the victim into changing her statement.
The trial at Bournemouth Crown Court continues.