Westchester Man Tried to Strangle Wife: Police

49-year-old Christopher Howson attempted to strangle his wife in their home early Saturday

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    Police say a Westchester County woman is clinging to life after her husband tried to strangle her.
     
    Village police in Sleepy Hollow tell The Journal News that 49-year-old Christopher Howson attempted to strangle his wife in their home early Saturday. The police say he then called 911 himself.

      Police responded and found the 47-year-old woman unresponsive and in cardiac arrest. She was taken to a hospital in critical condition.
     
    The victim's name was not immediately released.
     
    Howson was arrested on charges including attempted murder. He is scheduled to appear in court Monday.

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