Manchester Man Indicted for Beating that Hospitalized His Wife

Manchester Police said the woman needed surgery to repair a lacerated spleen from the attack.

The following information was supplied by court documents. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made.

A Manchester man was indicted Jan. 30 by a St. Louis County grand jury on a first-degree domestic assault charge.

Manchester Police said George Strahan, 50, of the 600 block of Lalor Drive in Manchester, beat his wife severely on Nov. 27. The woman needed surgery for a lacerated spleen, police said.

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A witness called police and said Strahan dragged his wife from the driveway into their home. Officers arrived and forced their way into the home and found the woman was badly beaten, according to a probable cause statement by Manchester Police.

Strahan is being held in St. Louis County jail in lieu of a $50,000, cash-only bond. His next scheduled court appearance is Feb. 13.

If you have experienced or know someone who has experienced domestic or sexual violence, find resources through the St. Louis Ending Violence Against Women Network (SLEVAWN) or call the Safe Connections 24-hour crisis hotline at 314-531-2003.

For more crime information on Town and Country-Manchester Patch, see the following articles:

  • Manchester Man Charged With Having Sex With 16-Year-Old Girl
  • Manchester Man Arrested for Forcible Rape in Kirkwood


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