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Groom Chokes Wife Over Wedding Gifts, Just Hours After Getting Married

The wife wanted to put some of the wedding gift money away, which angered her new husband. 

A Pennsylvania man allegedly choked his new bride as they fought over cash gifts received at their wedding. According to the Associated Press, 31-year-old John Delozier attacked his wife after they returned home from their wedding on Saturday.

WJAC-TV reported that Delozier accused the victim of only caring about money before he attacked her. The wife reportedly wanted to put some of the gift money away.

Delozier initially left the scene but was arrested soon after.  Delozier faces charges of simple assault, harassment and strangulation, which is a new felony charge deisgned to address alleged choking offenses in domestic disputes. 

[Cambria County Prison]

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