Sep 9, 2014 1:02 AM

Nashua man charged with choking, threatening woman

A Nashua man was arrested last week and charged with choking and threatening to kill a woman. Nashua police were called to a city residence on Sept. 5 and were told by a woman there that Paul McCoy, 60, had threatened to kill her, assaulted her and then strangled her, police said. The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries and McCoy was charged with domestic violence: second-degree assault, a felony, as well as domestic violence: criminal threatening and simple assault, misdemeanors, police said. McCoy refused bail and was scheduled to be arraigned at Nashua district court on Monday, police said. The Class B felony is punishable by up to seven years in prison plus fines. Each of the Class A misdemeanors is punishable by up to a year in jail plus fines, police said. – JOSEPH G.


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