Teen Girl Pays The Price For Judge’s Refusal To Grant Restraining Order


Sophia Putney-Wilcox a high school student was the prey of a horrible assault by her former boyfriend. The assailant, Adam Shigwadja, busts into Putney-Wilcox’s space and attacked her with a knife prior to putting her space on fire. He was detained and charged with attempted arson, murder, unlawful imprisonment and home invasion.

The history of Putney-Wilcox and Shigwadja’s started some years ago when they began dating. They have relationship for seventeen months before Putney-Wilcox realized Shigwadja was double crossing on her. She ended the association straight away, and Shigwadja has been inflicting trouble on top of her life ever since.

Putney-Wilcox was assaulted last year, when Shigwadja forced himself into her house and place a knife to her gullet. He strived to force her outside whilst holding her at knifepoint. Shigwadja was detained after the event and freed on $10,000 bail on circumstance that he refrain himself from Putney-Wilcox.

A personal protection order by Putney-Wilcox against Shigwadja was filled, but her request was not granted.

Recently, Shigwadja forced himself into Putney-Wilcox’s space another time and assaulted her with a knife prior to setting her space on fire. Her brother overhears the uproar and entered her space with a baseball bat and made used of the bat to brawl off Shigwadja. At a particular point during the uproar, the bat hit Putney-Wilcox and pieced her skin open. After the incident she was injured with more than twenty stitches on her head, but she’s grateful for everything. Without her brother’s assist, she says, she may not be living today.

I wouldn’t be here, “If it wasn’t for this scar” she told MLive.

Putney-Wilcox is taking the horrifying event as a chance to talk about domestic violence. She’s all too known that a lot of people around the globe are being hurt from similar torture she did.

I would like to let girls aware that they don’t have to pass through it. You merit so much better,” she mentioned” “Every single individual warrant good than what I passed through and a lot of women are passing”.

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Adam Shigwadja