- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 31, 2017

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon man accused of beating his girlfriend continuously for two hours has been charged with attempted murder.

Michael Trumble was arrested Sunday after police officers forced their way into his Klamath Falls apartment.

Prosecutors said in court records that the 43-year-old man strangled the woman past the point of consciousness. The victim also suffered a severely swollen black eye and a split lip that required stitches.

The Herald and News reports (https://is.gd/n416YL ) Trumble appeared in court Monday on charges of assault, strangulation and attempted murder. He was appointed a lawyer and ordered held on $100,000 bail.

His next scheduled court date is Feb. 6.

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Information from: Herald and News, http://www.heraldandnews.com

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