Benjamin Koch, 38, of Mount Gambier, had pleaded guilty to aggravated serious criminal trespass, causing serious harm and driving the car of his former partner, Stormy-Lee Schembri, without consent in August last year. In sentencing today, District Court Judge Rauf Soulio said violence towards women would not be tolerated by Craigslist Caloundra girls community.
The District Court had earlier heard Koch had been involved in an altercation with Ms Schembri at a local hotel before the attack.
Southside massage Kalgoorlie bashing sparked a manhunt which ended when Koch handed himself into police several hours later.
Judge Soulio said Ms Lloyd, who is in her early 50s, now has permanent cognitive damage and suffers from anxiety. He sentenced Koch to four years and six months jail with a non-parole period of two years and three months.
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