BATH, Pa. (AP) – A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to choking his mother to the point of unconsciousness for changing the TV channel.
LehighValleyLive.com reports 42-year-old David Cantrell pleaded guilty Thursday to strangulation over the January argument in their home.READ MORE: Clairton City School District Moves To Remote Learning On Friday After Threat
Police say Cantrell punched his mother in the mouth, lifted her up and then slammed her on the floor. They say he also choked her until she lost consciousness, saying, “I hope you die.”Fantasy Football Start Or Sit Week 13: Elijah Mitchell Looks To Take Advantage Of Seahawks' Defense
Police say the woman later went to a neighbor’s house for help, and told police she feared for her life.
As part of a plea deal, charges of simple assault and harassment were dropped.
Sentencing is set for July 25 to allow time for a mental health evaluation.MORE NEWS: Renowned Chef Kevin Sousa Departs New Mount Oliver Restaurant
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