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Mohamed Fadel el Anssari was jailed for attacking Cheryl Maddison in 2008
El Anssari attacked Miss Maddison as she returned home from work
He strangled the model and stabbed her repeatedly in Magaluf, Majorca
Miss Maddison pretended to be dead in a bid to stop the attack
By GERRARD COUZENS
PUBLISHED: 16:02 GMT, 5 February 2013 | UPDATED: 01:52 GMT, 6 February 2013
A British woman who was raped at knifepoint and left for dead said she ‘couldn’t be happier’ after her attacker was jailed for 23 years yesterday.
Moroccan waiter Mohamed Fadel el Anssari stabbed Cheryl Maddison repeatedly in the neck, throat and back after carrying out the sex attack in Magaluf, Majorca, in May 2008.
Judges in Palma sentenced him to 11 years for rape and 12 years for attempted murder.
Brave: Cheryl Maddison was raped and left for dead in Majorca in 2008. Her attacker, Moroccan Mohamed Fadel el Anssari was yesterday jailed for 23 years
Justice: Cheryl Maddison, 25, and boyfriend Kaine MacDonald, 21, appeared happy at the end of the trial in Palma Mallorca
Miss Maddison, 25, who waived her right to anonymity, broke down in tears after being told the news at her home in Houghton-le-Spring, Country Durham. ‘I’m over the moon, I couldn’t be happier,’ she said. ‘I had convinced myself he was going to get off which was terrifying.