The neighborhood of Park Slope, Brooklyn was on alert Friday night, as police searched for a man who has been attacking women and trying to strangle them.
A man already serving time for two New York City strangulation slayings three decades ago has been sentenced for a third killing.
James Olsen, 60, was sentenced by Nassau County Court Judge Angelo Delligatti for the 2011 killing of his mother, Ruth, in their Garden City home.
A Westchester County computer programmer was sentenced to 22 years in prison Tuesday for strangling his wife.
A woman was found dead in Waldwick, N.J. Wednesday, and police have deemed her death “suspicious,” according to a published report.
A New York City police officer stood charged with multiple offenses Monday, reportedly on allegations that he attacked his girlfriend.
A New Jersey woman was sentenced to 40 years in prison in the strangulation death of her mother in their home.
Nicholas Brooks’ defense hangs on the testimony of noted medical examiner Dr. Charles Wetli. The jury has heard conclusive testimony from the ME that conducted Cachay’s autopsy that the designer was manually strangled and drowned.
Danielle Thomas was found dead on June 26, 2012. Her boyfriend Jason Bohn has been charged with first degree murder in her death.
Dr. Barbara Sampson told the court that the bruises and the marks on Cachay’s neck and the water found in her lungs showed that Cachay died of manual strangulation and drowning.
The jury heard from Cachay’s personal physician on Tuesday. She told the jury that Cachay was taking five prescription medications at the time of her death for fibromyalgia, a chronic pain condition, and for insomnia.
More details emerged in court Tuesday surrounding the death of fashion designer Sylvie Cachay. Her boyfriend is on trial for her murder at a posh downtown hotel on Dec. 9, 2010.
In their last conversation, Lisa McHale testified, Cachay told her she had finally broken off the destructive relationship. Cachay’s body was found partially clothed and submerged in a bathtub at Soho House Hotel two days later.
Police on Tuesday were looking to question a possible boyfriend in the murder of a Queens woman who never came home from a recent overnight shift.
A New York City correction officer was facing multiple charges Sunday, including strangulation and criminal obstruction of breathing.