Furious Kevin Carson, pictured right, subjected would-be romeo Kevin Robertson to such a savage beating that his face was almost unrecognisable.
Carson's two sisters had asked if they could stay at his flat in Coylton after a night out.
However 48-year-old Catherine Carson made no mention of bringing anyone else back.
Carson's solicitor, Steven Maxwell said.
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