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N.Y. Man Pleads Not Guilty To Strangling Md. Cornell Student

A 32-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to strangling his Cornell-student girlfriend on Thanksgiving Day.


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Jurors Hear Account Of Fellow Patient’s Strangling

Howard County jurors heard a recording of a man telling investigators his version of the strangling of a fellow patient at a state maximum-security mental hospital.


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Attorney: Hospital Killing Part Of Suicide Pact

An attorney for a patient at a maximum-security mental hospital plans to argue at trial next week that the 2010 strangling of a fellow patient was part of a half-fulfilled suicide pact.


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Inmate Faces Sentencing In Cellmate’s Slaying

A state prison inmate faces sentencing for the first-degree murder of his cellmate at the maximum-security Western Correctional Institution near Cumberland.



3 Va. Men Charged With Killing D.C. Man Last Month

Three Virginia men have been charged in the death of a District of Columbia man who was found stabbed and strangled in his basement apartment.