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Man found guilty of abduction, strangulation, assault and battery by King William Circuit Court

Man found guilty of abduction, strangulation, assault and battery by King William Circuit Court

A man was recently found guilty of abduction, strangulation and assault and battery of a family or household member in King William Circuit Court.

Kevin Bernard Trent, 37, entered Alford pleas of guilt on Feb. 27 for the three felony charges, with the charge of assault and battery of a family member or household member being his third or subsequent offense, according to a news release by the Office of the King William County Commonwealth’s Attorney.

An Alford plea is when a defendant maintains their innocence, but chooses to avoid a trial in and agrees the Commonwealth has enough evidence for a conviction, according to the release.

The court treats Alford pleas the...

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