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Man accused of trying to strangle pregnant woman

November 12, 2018

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities have accused a North Carolina man of trying to strangle a woman who was six months pregnant.

WITN in Greenville reports the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office says 22-year-old Christopher Williams of Winterville is charged with attempted murder, battery of an unborn child and assault by strangulation.

Deputies say he threatened to kill the woman and her unborn child. Williams was arrested Saturday.

Williams is being held in the Pitt County jail. Online records didn’t indicate whether he has an attorney.

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Information from: WITN-TV, http://www.witn.com/

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