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Man charged with trying to strangle ex-wife

Posted October 12, 2009 9:36 a.m. EDT

— A Sanford man has been charged with breaking into his ex-wife's home and trying to strangle her early Saturday.

According to the Lee County Sheriff's Office, Alfredo David Flores, 29, broke into the home of Miriam Liseht Viera around 4 a.m. and then assaulted her.

Flores, of Lot 5 Dreamland MHP, is charged with first-degree burglary, kidnapping, assault by strangulation, assault with a deadly weapon, assault on a female and damage to property.

He was being held in the Lee County Jail Monday under a $200,000 secured bond.