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Neck injuries support strangulation conviction (access required)

A defendant was properly convicted of strangulation where, in addition to being unable to breathe, the victim’s face and lips went numb and she suffered abrasions, pain and redness around her neck, but the defendant could not be convicted of interfering with a 911 call where it was unclear which party destroyed the victim’s cellphone. Background Defendant ...