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Strangulation charges follow incident at Hulett motel

Christopher Walter has been charged with strangulation after an incident late last month at a motel in Hulett.

According to court reports, Hulett Police Department responded to a reported verbal dispute at the motel on March 25 that occurred at around 5:30 a.m.

During the dispute, Walter’s actions allegedly transgressed into physical and mental harm. He is accused of striking a female victim several times in the face with an open hand, leading EMS to suspect a broken jaw.

He is also accused of placing his hands around the victim’s neck, strangulating her to the point she could not breathe and...