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‘My flesh melted off my face as I screamed like a wounded animal after my abusive boyfriend set me on hearth’

‘My flesh melted off my face as I screamed like a wounded animal after my abusive boyfriend set me on fire’


A MUM has of the horrifying second she felt her flesh soften off her face after being set on hearth.

Andrea Atkins-Greed, 26, ran out of her house screaming “like a wounded animal” after allegedly being attacked by her boyfriend.

Andrea says she felt her pores and skin peel off her face after she was allegedly set ablaze by her companion
Daniel James Boldison has been held on suspicion of tried homicide and grievous bodily hurt, together with a standard assault

She informed The West Australian: “It felt like razor blades going via my pores and skin… it was agonising.”

The mum of two stated an argument along with her companion, Daniel James Boldison, 37, led to the assault.

She says after she was set on hearth, she ran out of her entrance door screaming in agony for assist earlier than passers-by got here to her help.

Andrea stated: “One of many ladies nearly ripped all of the pores and skin off my arm as a result of she gripped me by the arm.

“She was making an attempt to assist me cross the highway, however all my flesh was fairly actually melting off of me.”

Andrea credit her neighbours for saving her life.

She recalled how she was in a lot ache that she pleaded along with her neighbour to kill her.

“I bear in mind begging Teresa, my neighbour to kill me as a result of I used to be in that a lot ache,” she stated.

When she was lastly put beneath the bathe, she says she went into shock.

‘A GUT WRENCHING SCREAM’

Teresa Mitchell informed ABC information that she had heard Andrea’s terrified screams from throughout the highway.

She stated: “It was such as you hear from a wounded animal – a intestine wrenching scream.

“She was staggering throughout the highway, in the direction of right here, screaming my title, screaming for me to assist her.”

She stated Andrea was placed on the ground whereas she poured chilly water on her physique earlier than the emergency responders arrived.

One among her neighbours, a former Navy serviceman has been praised by medical doctors for saving her life by offering first help which saved her from dying.

In response to them, if the neighbour had not adopted the proper steps, Andrea wouldn’t have survived the incident.

It has been revealed that she suffered burns to 35 per cent of her physique and slipped right into a coma for plenty of days.

Her accidents had been so dangerous that her pores and skin was hooked up to the garments she was sporting and peeled off as she was undressed by medical doctors.


Her distraught father has stated Andrea goes to be traumatised for all times.

“She is scarred for all times now, and people children are going to be introduced up with that, and that’s unfair on them, you recognize,” he informed 7 Information.

Andrea’s alleged attacker, Boldison has been charged with tried homicide and grievous bodily hurt, together with a standard assault cost ensuing from a separate incident which occurred earlier this yr.

Andrea had begged for neighbours to finish her life because the ache was an excessive amount of
Elements of the home had been broken on account of the hearth
Their house in Perth had been the alleged incident passed off