Jeremy McConnell receives PRISON sentence for assaulting Stephanie Davis

The reality star was found guilty of assaulting Stephanie Davis

Jeremy McConnell receives PRISON sentence for assaulting Stephanie Davis

Jeremy McConnell has been sentenced to 20 weeks in prison, suspended for 12 months.

The Irish model arrived in court today after being found guilty of assaulting his on-off girlfriend Stephanie Davis at her home in Liverpool while she was holding their baby son Caben-Albi.

The reality star was convicted of throwing Stephanie “around like a rag doll” in a cocaine-fuelled attacked, and accused her of having a lesbian affair, and a separate romp with a fireman neighbour.

Jeremy arrived at Liverpool Magistrates' Court at lunchtime, wearing a blue three piece suit. Stephanie was not present for his sentencing.

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According to The Mirror, the Dublin native must also carry out a Building Better Relationships course with the Probation Service, as well as 15 days of Rehabilitation Activity Requirements.

He must also complete 200 hours unpaid work, and Jeremy must also pay £1,000 to Stephanie in compensation. The judge also passed a restraining order in the terms sought, and added that contact can be made via social services, solicitors or the family court for child contact.

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The restraining order will last three years. The only way the order can be lifted in that time is by order of the court.

In court, Stephanie's lawyer read a statement from Stephanie: "This incident has made me feel a nervous wreck; every time I hear a loud noise I panic. This has made me feel severe anxiety and depressed.

"I feel like I’m drowning, like I have to justify everything I do and I question myself constantly because Jeremy has denied everything."

Meanwhile, Jeremy's lawyer blamed his difficult upbringing for his actions, and pointed out that Jeremy has “undiagnosed bereavement issues”.

Trouble: Jeremy attacked Stephanie at her home in Liverpool | Tim Edwards/WENN.com

"Mr McConnell had a difficult upbringing in Dublin, he lost his mother at 13 and also in the same year his brother and sister," Mr Morris, Jeremy's lawyer, said.

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His lawyer also claimed that Jeremy is clean from cocaine use, and intends to maintain that.

During Monday's trial, Judge Wendy Lloyd took barely 15 minutes to find Jeremy guilty, and told the court, "This is a sad story, like many of this sort there is much emotion on both sides."

The former Hollyoaks actress claimed her son’s “head went back and he screamed” as Jeremy held her against a wall and pushed her onto a bed. She also claimed he “kicked and punched” a glass patio door as the baby lay sleeping on the other side.

At several points while Stephanie was giving evidence, the pair broke out into arguments and at one point they had to be sent out by the judge for five minutes to ‘calm down’.

Terrifying: Jeremy was found guilty of assaulting Stephanie while she was holding their son | INSTAGRAM

Jeremy insisted that he was defending himself, and alleged that Stephanie attacked him after learning he had taken cocaine.

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The CBB star also claimed that her injuries shown in photos were "self-inflicted", and that Stephanie was just angry that he had ended their relationship six weeks ago.

The news comes after Stephanie tragically revealed that she had suffered a stress-induced miscarriage, and blamed Jeremy for 'killing their child'.

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