Examples of strangulation in a Sentence
The cause of death was strangulation.
Recent Examples of strangulation from the Web
The Wayne County coroner said Burleigh died from the combined effects of strangulation and blunt trauma.
The state’s medical examiner ruled that Samsudean’s death was caused by strangulation.
The Times, citing military officials, said a military examiner ruled Melgar's death while on assignment was homicide by strangulation and that two SEALs were flown out of Mali after the death and placed on administrative leave.
Even so, evidence of strangulation can be hard to detect.
Both Laura, 46, and Colin, 24, were convicted of second-degree murder by a Monroe County, New York, jury in July for the Craig’s death by strangulation, PEOPLE previously reported.
Sean Edwards said East Precinct officers responded about 4:20 p.m. to a home in the 400 block of Prince Drive on a report of domestic strangulation.
Vann, 46, has pleaded not guilty in the October 2014 strangulation deaths of Afrikka Hardy, 19, of Chicago, and Anith Jones, 35, of Merrillville, and is scheduled to go on trial for those killings March 12.
Police will be referring charges of strangulation, two counts of battery and robbery to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office against a male accused of beating up his girlfriend.
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First Known Use of strangulation
STRANGULATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of strangulation for English Language Learners
: the act of killing someone by squeezing the throat : the act of strangling someone
medical Definition of strangulation
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