Ontario County man arrested for strangulation

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ONTARIO COUNTY, N.Y. — An Ontario County man is facing a felony charge. 59-year-old Gerard Ahearn was arrested on Monday afternoon for strangling someone.

Deputies say the crime happened back in May of this year. They say when the victim was strangled, they lost consciousness.

Ahearn was taken into custody and arraigned. He was released ahead of a future court date and is being monitored electronically.