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Woman accused of strangling Athens man

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Kristy Cockrell (Source: Athens Police Department) Kristy Cockrell (Source: Athens Police Department)
ATHENS, AL (WAFF) -

Police arrested a woman in Athens Tuesday night after responding to a domestic violence call.

Authorities said it happened around 8:15 p.m. on the 100 block of Barbara Street. The victim told police he was choked to the point he couldn't breathe.

Officers arrested Kristy Cockrell. She was charged with Domestic Violence by Strangulation or Suffocation.

Cockrell was booked into the Athens Police Department and transferred to the Limestone County Jail.

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