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Coronato cleared on all charges

A 12-person jury has found Bob Coronato not guilty on all counts related to an alleged altercation last summer. Coronato was tried on three charges: strangulation of a household member, aggravated assault and battery (threats to use drawn deadly weapon) and domestic battery.

In considering the first count, members of the jury were asked to decide whether Coronato impeded the normal breathing or circulation of blood of the victim, Lisa Williamson. As the jury answered in the negative to both questions, Coronato was found not guilty.

Coronato was represented during the three-day trial by Devo...

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