Spurned woman bit out boyfriend’s testicle
A WOMAN ripped out her ex-boyfriend’s testicle with her teeth after he refused her demand for a threesome, a court has heard.
Nunzia Del Viscio, 43, claimed she had been acting in self-defence, but was found guilty of assaulting Marcello Palma, 44, at his home in Edinburgh.
At Edinburgh Sheriff Court, Sheriff Peter Mccormack heard that Del Viscio, Palma and two friends, all Italian nationals who worked at restaurants in the city, had returned from a nightclub to Palma’s flat.
At about 4am, Palma told the court, Del Viscio came into his bedroom naked, jumped on the bed and said she wanted a “threesome”. When he said “No”, an argument ensued and he ordered her out of his flat.
“We were insulting each other and she came against me and bit my left testicle,” he said.
“I threw two or three punches and had a finger in her eye to push her away. She drew her head back and my testicle came out.”
He said he tried to staunch the flow of blood with a towel and called for an ambulance. He was taken to the Royal Infirmary where his testicle was put back into his scrotum and he required 15 stitches.
Philip Templeton, the defence solicitor, said photographs showed injuries to his client’s eyes and face and asked Palma if he had caused them. “Yes” said Palma, “I was trying to stop her biting my testicle”.
Del Viscio, of Murchie Crescent, Edinburgh, was handed a Restriction of Liberty Order to stay in her home between 10pm and 6am for six months and told to pay £500 compensation.