Mindy says her daughter, Jourdon’s, boyfriend, Richard, is “extremely” verbally and physically abusive. She says she’s noticed bruises on her daughter’s arms and thighs, and that she even had a split lip.

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“Richard has told me he would kill her,” Mindy claims. “She’s got a stab wound underneath her arm where she had gone up to block herself. He’s tried to drown her.”

Richard says if he has gone as far as beating Jourdon, there’s a reason for it.

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Mindy claims that Richard has total control over Jourdon. “Richard has brainwashed Jourdon into believing that he’s going to change, and she believes him,” she says. “If Jourdon does not get the courage to leave Richard, he’s going to, eventually, kill her.”

In the video above, hear what happened after Mindy called the police on Richard.

On Friday’s episode of Dr. Phil, hear from Richard. Where does he say his anger may come from? Is he ready to change? Check here to see where you can watch.

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