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By Rob Langrell
Publisher of The Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Woman jailed for trying to choke hubby


A Sidney woman is in custody for threatening to kill her husband and choking him during an argument on Wednesday.

Diane Willis, 49, was charged with strangulation and terroristic threatening – both class IV felonies. She is being held on $10,000 bond. A preliminary hearing is Oct. 14 at 10 a.m.

According to court documents, Sidney Police responded to a disturbance at an apartment on Ash Street. The caller had told dispatchers that his wife had threatened to kill him, that she was bi-polar and that she wasn’t taking her medications.

When the officer arrived, the husband answered the door...

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