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From the Courts - Federal Court : Fort Belknap man sentenced to prison for strangling woman


Last updated 6/4/2020 at 9:42am

Press release

GREAT FALLS— A Fort Belknap man convicted of assaulting and strangling a woman in Lodge Pole, on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, last year was sentenced in Federal District Court Wednesday to 28 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release, U.S. Attorney Kurt Alme said.

After a two day trial in January, a jury found Jordan Alexander Werk, 32, guilty of assault by striking, beating or wounding and of strangulation.

U.S. District Judge Brian M. Morris presided.

The prosecution presented evidence at trial that Werk assaulted and strangled the victim...

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