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Synonyms for strangling

the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe

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As with the driver ATD, the passenger ATD loading events revealed a timing pattern in which the head FMA acceleration occurred first, the chest FMA acceleration occurred second, and the neck compression peak occurred third.
A coroner's autopsy Tuesday morning indicated that Maria Carranza, 21, died by asphyxia due to neck compression but officials could not be more specific than that.
There's enough evidence to suggest neck compression or external airway occlusion.
This led to the discovery that the loving grandad had died before the fire from neck compression and heart disease.
The apparent bruising to the neck over the front of the spine does indicate death from neck compression.
A coroner's report indicated the cause of death was asphyxiation with a secondary cause listed as neck compression.
Mary Ryan, 37, had suffered neck compression and blunt force trauma to the head.
After a first post mortem Dr Medcalf said the cause of death was due to "forceful neck compression.
7, 2011, with the cause of death later determined to be blunt force to the head and neck compression.
A post-mortem examination concluded Mr McGlade died from the combined affects of neck compression and heart disease.
There was "no positive pathological evidence" of "a sustained, violent assault", or of neck compression "such as by manual strangulation, ligature strangulation or the use of an arm hold".
Miss Egerton added: "It was a combination of neck compression and heart disease that caused the death.
A medical examiner spokeswoman said Annie Le died by "traumatic asphyxia due to neck compression.
There was no evidence to suggest a crime, and the cause of death was neck compression due to hanging.