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Legal Information: Guam

Statutes: Guam

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Updated: 
December 10, 2020

19.80. Strangulation; Defined & Punished.

(a) A person is guilty of strangulation if he knowingly or intentionally, against the will of another, impedes the normal breathing or circulation of the blood of another by applying pressure to the throat or neck or by blocking the nose or mouth of another.

(b) Strangulation is a felony of the third degree; provided, that any person convicted of strangulation shall not be eligible for work release or educational programs outside the confines of prison.