A 44-year-old man, who twice assaulted his partner and threatened to kill her, told police he had been suffering stress at work which was making him drink more.
Paul Adams, who lives in Huntingdon, admitted assaulting Nicola Hill by beating her at her home in Banovallum Gardens, Horncastle, on February 9.
Prosecuting, Paul Wood said Adams stayed with Ms Hill every weekend, even though he lived through the week in Huntingdon.
He said that he came to Horncastle on February 8 and the couple argued all night, during which he ordered her to leave the house or he’d kill her.
She left to stay at a friend’s, but when she came back he was still aggressive and went out drinking.
When he came back, he was drunk and hit her on two separate occasions.
He again threatened to kill her if she didn’t leave.
He told police he had been ‘wound up’.
In mitigation, Asad Aziz said the extra stress at work led to higher consumption of alcohol and he had now joined Alcoholics Anonymous.
Magistrates at Skegness adjourned sentencing until March 26 and ordered a pre-sentence report.
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