A furious bride-to-be beat, strangled and threatened to kill her transgender partner after a petty row over a forthcoming MoT test on their car.
Qualified beauty therapist Helen Balshaw, 32 is facing jail today for the vicious assaults on former lover 38-year old website designer Delilah Adams.
The violent episode began as the pair lay in bed waiting for a Costa coffee delivery at their home in Bolton, Greater Manchester
Manchester Magistrates Court heard that Ms Adams tried to appease Balshaw by going outside to fix a mechanical problem with the car when a struggle ensued between the pair.
Helen Balshaw was convicted of assault and intentional strangulation after a trial
Balshaw (right) set upon ex-fiancé Delilah Adams, 38, and left her with bruises and scratches
During the assault Balshaw grabbed Ms Adams by the neck and tried to throttle her before hitting her in the face several times whilst the victim was trying to restrain her in a ‘reverse bear hug.’ Ms…