Westchester Man Tried to Strangle Wife: Police

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

Sunday, Jan 6, 2013  |  Updated 9:29 AM EDT
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Westchester Man Tried to Strangle Wife: Police

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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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