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Abused model gets recused from her boyfriend by sending secret selfie to friend

A model from south London was held hostage and abused by her boyfriend leading one of her eyes to be blinded. 

The victim, Martha Dolak, 31, secretly sent a selfie to her friend who saved her life after 21-hour ordeal. 

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Her face and skull were beaten to be fractured in the attack by brutal Michael Goodwin, causing her internal bleeding on the brain with permanent damage to her eye nerves. 

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Dolak told local media, "I went to the window to see if I could jump out safely but suddenly I felt an excruciating pain and remember nothing else."

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She has been locked for 18 months in his flat after Goodwin found a text from her friend advising her to leave him.

Dolak thought she could have died if left without medical attention for much longer while she woke up in severe pain and wasn't able to move. 

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The 30-year-old boyfriend was jailed at Kingston Crown Court for four years and three months.