Sex attack heard on mobile call
A WIFE overheard her husband raping his new girlfriend when his mobile phone accidentally called her.
Matthew Stacey, 42, ( below) is starting a six-year jail term after being found guilty of carrying out the attack on Vittoria Di Franco, 34, of Ipswich, Suffolk, who has waived her right to anonymity.
The car salesman abused Miss Di Franco and duped her into believing he was single when they started dating – even though he was still married.
Miss Di Franco – who wants to encourage other rape victims to come forward – said: “I lived in fear. I was scared. When he lived with me my entire life revolved around his needs.
“By telling my story I want other women to come forward and stand up to abuse.”
She said he would come home so drunk he could barely stand up, adding: “He was really abusive but he was drunk half the time.
“He was very extreme. I went on holiday once with my mum. When I came back home he had chucked everything of mine out.
Stacey’s estranged wife heard him raping his new partner when the speed dial on his phone was unwittingly set off during the attack, Ipswich Crown Court heard.
He also raped her in 2010 after a row broke out over his mobile. He lost his temper and she fell on the bed with his mobile beneath her. Miss Di Franco shouted at crazed Stacey to stop, but he raped her.
When he finished he retrieved the phone from the bed and at that stage he realised the phone had dialled someone and the call had connected with his estranged wife.