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Lake Andes man arrested for aggravated domestic assault

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LAKE ANDES -- A Lake Andes man was arrested on June 11 for allegedly choking a woman.

Christopher Thunderhorse, 31, faces a count of aggravated domestic abuse, among other charges.

According to court documents, Thunderhorse was talking loudly in the woman’s face while sitting on a couch in his residence. The woman pushed away his face with an open hand. Thunderhorse responded by grabbing her around the neck with both hands. The woman began to scratch and bite him.

The officers observed redness and marks on the woman’s neck.

Aggravated domestic assault is a Class 3 felony, punishable upon conviction by up to 15 years in prison and a $30,000 fine. Thunderhorse also faces two Class 1 misdemeanors.

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