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Legal Statutes: Indiana

UPDATED August 2, 2016

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Chapter 2. Battery and Related Offenses

back to topIC 35-42-2-9 Strangulation

Sec. 9. (a) This section does not apply to a medical procedure.

(b) A person who, in a rude, angry, or insolent manner, knowingly or intentionally:

(1) applies pressure to the throat or neck of another person; or

(2) obstructs the nose or mouth of the another person;

in a manner that impedes the normal breathing or the blood circulation of the other person commits strangulation, a Level 6 felony.
As added by P.L.129-2006, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.158-2013, SEC.432, eff. July 1, 2014.