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First arrest made in Athens under new strangulation law

Posted on July 14, 2014

Under the revised aggravated assault statute that takes affect July 1, someone commits that offense whenever they strangle their victim. According to the revised statute,  Continue Reading »

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Athens prosecutors, Victim Advocates See Need for Training with Implementation of Strangulation Law

Posted on May 6, 2014

Under the revised aggravated assault statute that takes affect July 1, someone commits that offense whenever they strangle their victim. According to the revised statute,  Continue Reading »

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Health Issues Result from Strangulation

Posted on April 30, 2014

By Katheryn Utley Special to the Tribune A common but little understood abuse method is partial strangulation, and its long term effects are staggering. What  Continue Reading »

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Strangulation Reports Up in Arlington

Posted on April 28, 2014

By Rachel Weiner … Aggravated assaults [in Arlington] spiked 33 percent. That jump, police said, is largely due to increased reports of domestic strangulation. The  Continue Reading »

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GA Strangulation Bill Signed by Governor Deal

Posted on April 28, 2014

“Victims who survive a strangulation assault frequently describe it as a near-death experience,” says Jan Christiansen, Executive Director of the Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence.  Continue Reading »

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