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Sarah managed to escape her horror ordeal using the Hollie Guard domestic violence app, which alerts emergency contacts if the user shakes their phone.
Reliving the nightmare, she told Birmingham Live: "I had to play dead because it was the only way to make him stop.
The fiend had stamped on Sarah and smashed a glass over her head before booting her so hard in the back she was left with a footprint.
As he tried to smother her, the mum played dead and Mc Nutt ran away before returning to her bedroom moments later where he discovered she was still alive.
"That went on for about a week with him begging me to drop the charges.
So I did because I decided I didn’t want his death on my conscience." Sarah ended the relationship but met with Mc Nutt in a pub in Birmingham last August for "one last drink" before he moved to Scotland for a new job.
Mc Nutt, who has previous convictions for domestic violence, was last week sentenced to 13 years in jail at Birmingham Crown Court for rape and engaging in controlling behaviour.
Sarah is now trying to move on her with life but has attempted suicide twice and suffers depression as a result of the attack.
Brave Sarah Smith*, 41, was savagely attacked by violent James Mc Nutt, who held a pillow over her face as he brutally raped her.
You shake your phone if you’re in trouble and it alerts your emergency contacts. He asked what I was doing and I told him, saying you need to go because they are going to be here in a minute. The thug also isolated Sarah from her friends and she had to pay for his lifestyle after he quit working as a male escort.
But his behaviour soon turned violent and on one occasion, he grabbed Sarah by the throat during a row so she fled to her family and called the police.
"But the next thing I knew, he came back through the back door and that’s when he attacked me.
He locked me in the house and, when I went to grab my phone, he went into a wild rage, saying I’d been cheating on him.
She has bravely opened up about the ordeal to warn other women and encourage rape and domestic abuse victims to press charges.