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Domestic Violence in Washington County leads to Attempted Murder Charge

A man has been charged with attempted murder, after he brutally beat and attempted to strangle his girlfriend in a rural part of Washington County. The girlfriend attempted to run at one point, but he dragged her back to the house.  When she attempted to hide in the bathroom, he broke down the door.  He repeatedly struck her and held her throat so that she could not breath.Washington County Criminal Defense Attorney

The police arrived at the scene and arrested the man.  They were alerted by a neighbor.  She was home at the time, but did not have phone service, so she sent a Facebook message to her husband, who was not in the area.  He then made the report to the police.

This case is a somber reminder of how devastating domestic violence can be.  If you or someone you know is dealing with domestic violence, contact our firm.  We offer free consultations and can help you understand what legal action you can take to protect yourself and your family.”

For more information on this case, see this article: http://www.oregonlive.com/north-of-26/index.ssf/2014/04/man_faces_attempted_murder_cha.html#incart_river_default

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