KOSCIUSKO — A Syracuse man was recently arrested after police say he strangled a woman. The altercation was recorded on a Facebook Live video.
Todd Allan Nash, 50, 310 Boston St., Syracuse, is being charged with strangulation, a level 6 felony, and domestic battery, a class A misdemeanor.
On Nov. 9, an officer with the Milford Police Department responded to a domestic battery call. When the officer arrived, the door was partially open and he observed a crying female. The officer reported that kitchen chairs were lying on their side and numerous items were scattered on the floor indicating that a physical altercation had taken place.
The female victim told the officer that Nash threw her on the ground, put her in a chokehold and threw her phone. The officer observed red marks on the female’s neck. According to the female, after the altercation, Nash left the residence.
The female victim advised that the whole altercation had been captured on Facebook Live video. The officer was able to observe the video. In the video, the officer can hear a male voice, identified as Nash, mocking the victim about calling the police. The victim shows the female being thrown to the ground and she can be heard struggling to breathe.
Officers were able to located Nash in Syracuse. Nash advised that the female invited him over but told police they were only in a verbal argument.
Nash was booked into the Kosciusko County Jail on Nov. 23, with a $5,750 surety and cash bond. A no-contact order was also entered between Nash and the female victim.