Marina Strangulation Verdict 01-27-14 017:30 av
A 44-year old Marina man faces 10-years in prison for strangling his wife. Monterey County prosecutors announced today that Michael Fortner was found guilty Friday of corporal injury to a spouse, assault, and violating a restraining order, and was found not guilty of attempted murder and torture. Fortner’s wife testified, during the trail, how she was strangled to unconsciousness twice on the evening of November 4, 2011 as punishment for staying out late. Sentencing is slated for February 25th.