New Jersey Governor: Legislation About Strangulation Assault

TRENTON  NJ (STL.News) Governor Phil Murphy yesterday signed legislation (S2503) which elevates strangulation assault to a crime of the second degree, punishable by up to ten years imprisonment, a fine of up to $150,000, or both. “The murder of Yasemin Uyar by a repeat domestic abuser was horrific and appalling,” said Governor Murphy.  “Research has shown […]

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