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Man Sentenced for Strangling Former Partner

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Oklahoma

A Bartlesville man was sentenced yesterday for Assault of an Intimate/Dating Partner by Strangling and Suffocating in Indian County, announced U.S. Attorney Clint Johnson.

U.S. District Judge Terence C. Kern sentenced Andrew John Brown, 50, to 27 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release. According to court documents, Brown began arguing with the victim. He admitted and plead guilty to placing the victim in a “chokehold” and strangled her with his hands.

Brown was permitted to remain on bond and voluntarily surrender to a U.S. Bureau of Prisons facility.

The FBI and Osage Nation Tribal Police investigated the case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Adam Bailey prosecuted the case.


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Updated January 24, 2024