A mom of three remembers a horrific ordeal by which her companion of 11 years tried to kill her in a frenzied assault.
Carl Aubertin, 39, stabbed Sarah Healey, 51, of Bedworth and slit her throat in entrance of her terrified granddaughter.
Fortunately, Sarah survived the assault, however Aubertin by no means revealed why he did it.
In August 2022, he was sentenced to 23 years in jail after being convicted of tried homicide, grievous bodily hurt with intent and assault.
Now the mom of three is talking out to lift consciousness of home violence.
Sarah Healey, (pictured) 51, from Bedworth, was stabbed by her companion of 11 years, Carl Aubertin, 39, and in addition had her throat slit within the frenzied assault
Fortunately, Sarah survived the assault, however Carl (pictured proper) by no means revealed why he did it. Now the mom of three is talking out to lift consciousness of home violence
WARNING GRAPHICS: Sarah, an meeting machine operator, remembers the ugly assault in nice element. She says Carl adopted her into the lavatory and shortly after felt a knife in opposition to her neck
Sarah, an meeting machine operator, says, “The emotional impact is far worse than the physical effects.
“I loved Carl and shared every moment of my life with him for eleven years.
“Apparently I didn’t know who he was and still don’t know why he tried to kill me that day.”
Sarah met Aubertin in 2010 by means of a mutual pal. From that second on, the couple was inseparable.
Sarah explains, “Carl and I just clicked. He was funny and kind and I felt so safe with him.
‘He got on well with my three children and grandchildren, with whom we would go on camping holidays to Wales and Cornwall. Life was perfect.’
In April 2021, when Sarah’s family visited for the weekend, she was preparing a roast dinner in the kitchen while her granddaughter gave Carl a makeover.
WARNING GRAPHICS: Sarah says there was ‘blood everywhere’ during the frenzied and sustained attack as her granddaughter ‘screamed’ for him to stop
Sarah had to have several stitches in her hand after her partner of 11 years shocked and unprovoked attack
Sarah says the pair met in 2010, and immediately they “clicked” and had been inseparable. She added that he was “funny” and she or he “felt so safe with him”
Sarah says, “When I started peeling the potatoes, Carl showed up in the kitchen and told me my granddaughter needed help in the bathroom.
“I went upstairs and Carl followed, but when we walked into the bathroom he put his hands around me.
Then I felt a knife against my neck.
“I asked him what he was doing, but he kept silent and slit my throat instead.
“There was blood everywhere and my granddaughter was screaming for him to get off me.”
Sarah suffered extreme stab wounds to her arms, arms and neck, and Carl severed a important artery in her shoulder, which might have been deadly
Aubertin proceeded to stab Sarah throughout her arms, shoulders and chest. She fell to the bottom and used her arms to defend herself.
After some time, Aubertin dropped the knife and pushed Sarah’s granddaughter out of the room.
He left Sarah for lifeless on the lavatory flooring and fled.
Sarah says, “I was in the most pain I’ve ever felt, but my only focus was making sure my granddaughter was safe.
“I wrapped my neck in a towel and crawled down.”
Fortunately, Sarah’s granddaughter was together with her neighbors, who had gathered outdoors after listening to the commotion.
An ambulance was referred to as and rushed Sarah to University Hospital Coventry.
Sarah had suffered critical stab wounds to her arms, arms and neck, and Aubertin had severed a important artery in her shoulder, which might have been deadly.
The subsequent day, Sarah underwent a six-hour reconstructive surgical procedure, throughout which surgeons positioned 100 stitches in her arms and arms and 20 in her neck.
She remembers, “Both my arms were in splints, so I couldn’t do anything for myself, like eat or go to the bathroom.
“After three weeks in the hospital, I was discharged and moved to my daughter’s house so she could take care of me.
Sarah had physical therapy every week for months to get her hands moving again, and it took her a year to get back to work
“The police took a video statement from me, but I couldn’t tell them much because I had no idea why Carl attacked me.”
Sarah had bodily remedy each week for months to get her arms shifting once more and it took her a yr to get again to work.
Meanwhile, Aubertin was arrested and held in custody.
In August 2022, he was discovered responsible of tried homicide, grievous bodily hurt with intent and assault.
He was sentenced to 23 years’ imprisonment at Warwick Crown Court.
Sarah couldn’t face him, so her video interview was proven as proof in court docket.
She says, “To this day, Carl has never revealed why he tried to kill me.
“Now I feel paranoid and doubt people’s intentions.
“Fortunately, my neck has healed well, but the scars on my hands and arms are a constant reminder of what I went through.
“But I refuse to let his attack stop me.”