Woman Needed Surgery After Being Beaten by Husband, Police Say

Manchester police said a witness saw the husband dragging his wife into their home from the driveway. Police forced their way into the home.

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

A witness called police after allegedly seeing a man dragging his wife from the driveway into their home in the 600 block of Lalor Drive in Manchester Nov. 27.

Manchester Police said after they arrived and forced entry into the home, they found the woman was badly beaten. Police said the woman's husband, George Strahan, 45, choked and beat her.

The woman needed surgery for a lacerated spleen, according to a probable cause statement filed by Manchester Police.

Strahan, of the 600 block of Lalor Drive in Manchester, was charged Nov. 27 with second-degree domestic assault in the incident. He was being held Monday in St. Louis County jail. Bail was set at $50,000.

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 & Country-Manchester Patch, see the following articles:

  • Manchester Man Arrested for Forcible Rape in Kirkwood
David December 06, 2012 at 02:00 AM
I'd like to see the beating returned to the guy. What a waste of space he is


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