Man charged with strangling, holding woman against her will in Genesee County

Genesee County

OAKFIELD, N.Y. (WIVB) — A parolee living in Orleans County was arrested by Genesee County Sheriff’s deputies on Monday.

Around 5:30 p.m., deputies responded to Sunset Parkway in Oakfield after a physical altercation was reported.

Wade Murphy, 48, was subsequently charged with strangulation, unlawful imprisonment and assault. Deputies say Murphy held a woman against her will and strangled her.

He’s in custody without bail, and will appear in Genesee County Court at a later date.

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