Stunning CCTV footage has been launched exhibiting the second a teenage lady was kidnapped by her “controlling” boyfriend earlier than she fell out of a van on a twin carriageway.
Angel Lynn was discovered mendacity with catastrophic accidents within the carriageway of the A6 close to Loughborough on 17 September 2020.
The 19-year-old was taken to hospital the place she has remained ever since, now requiring round the clock care.
On Wednesday, Chay Bowskill was discovered responsible of kidnap, coercive and controlling behaviour, and perverting the course of justice.
The 20-year-old, of Empingham Drive, Syston, was sentenced to a complete of seven and a half years in jail.
A second 20-year-old man, Rocco Sansome, was additionally discovered responsible of kidnap and handed a 21-month lengthy sentence.
As a part of the trial at Leicester Crown Court docket, jurors have been proven disturbing footage of the second Bowskill chased down Miss Lynn and bundled her inside a silver van.
The car, which was being pushed by a Sansome, then sped off and in some unspecified time in the future within the journey, Miss Lynn fell out of the car because it travelled alongside the A6.
She was later found by a passer-by who contacted Leicestershire Police.
‘I’ll by no means get to stroll my daughter down the aisle’
Following the results of the court docket case, Miss Lynn’s household issued a heart-breaking assertion saying their “lives have modified past recognition ceaselessly”.
Her father Paddy Lynn stated: “Angel was so energetic and had such a terrific future forward of her. That future has sadly been taken away from her.
“The catastrophic accidents Angel suffered will imply life won’t ever be the identical for her or our household. Each day will not be solely an enormous battle for Angel but in addition an enormous battle for our household and mates.”
He added: “We attempt to stay sturdy however we all know that every single day will probably be troublesome and a battle for us all, particularly for Angel.
“I do know that Angel won’t ever get married now and I’ll by no means get to stroll my daughter down the aisle.
“Nikki and I’ll by no means be grandparents to Angel’s youngsters. We do not know what the longer term holds for our daughter however we attempt to put smiles on our faces every day however inside our hearts are bleeding out.”
Commenting after the sentencing of Bowskill and Sansome, Detective Chief Inspector Tony Harward stated no verdict “could make up for the standard of life this younger girl has misplaced”.
He added: “I can solely hope that in time her household can discover some consolation understanding justice has been finished.”