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Strangling Pressure Left ‘Bodily Injury’ (access required)

A defendant who was angry at his mother for asking him to leave her home and applied strangling pressure to her neck to impede her respiration and leave bruises on her neck caused  “bodily injury” under Va. Code § 18.2-51.6, the Court of Appeals affirms his conviction for strangulation. Here, it is uncontested that any breaks ...

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