A statement has been read out in court from a woman who lived in the apartment below Chelsea Hyndman and Luke Walker.
Eda Quirici informed the court that she would often hear the couple "arguing and fighting".
She was quoted as saying that on 12th May 2010, she heard "screaming, like someone being beaten."
The court was told Eda Quirici had heard "a woman screaming and it stopped after 10 minutes."
More top news
An ITV News investigation has uncovered the staggering scale of disruption caused by over-running roadworks across the country.
Police are concerned for the safety of two teenage boys, who were last seen catching a train catching a train to Sheffield.
Divers have recovered 10 First World War mustard gas bombs from the bottom of a lake.