Examples of strangulation in a Sentence
The cause of death was strangulation.
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This is, after all, the man who as a state senator in 2010 introduced a domestic-violence bill making strangulation to the point of unconsciousness a violent felony.
Over the years, Schneiderman has built a reputation as an advocate for victims of domestic violence, even introducing a bill in the State Legislature in 2010 that made life-threatening, intentional strangulation a violent felony.
Among his more notable cases, Judge Nissel presided over the 1981 trial of Dean Oliver, who along with an accomplice had been accused of the the robbery, attempted rape, torture, stabbing and strangulation of a 37-year-old Ellicott City woman.
The director of student conduct at Central Connecticut State University was charged last week in Hartford with first-degree kidnapping and strangulation and has been placed on leave.
On March 21, an autopsy on Karen Miles found strangulation as the cause of death, and classified the death as a homicide.
Robert Rozewicz, 42, raised an insanity defense to strangulation and stabbing of his mother, Julie Rozewicz, 68, at their home on March 16, 2016.
The cause of death was listed as ligature strangulation.
Dukes, 45, was charged with first-degree kidnapping, first-degree strangulation and third-degree assault after Hartford police were called to the home just after midnight on April 25 on a report a woman fled her home in fear of her life.
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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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