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strangle

A code word used normally by ground controllers meaning, “Switch off the [equipment indicated],” as in strangle canary, meaning “Switch off the IFF (identification friend or foe).”
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The accused strangled with her due to which she died.
Prosecutors said that in August the man threw his wife on their bed and strangled her while he was drunk.
He strangled her with a rope and buried her in 1990.
Turner strangled sixth form student Emily in a bedroom at his parents' home in Bournemouth in May 2011.
He then strangled and stabbed their daughter Genevieve before turning the knife on himself at the house, the inquest heard in Loughborough.
BEIRUT: Lebanese naval forces working off the coast of the capital recovered over the weekend the body of a German woman who appears to have been strangled, security sources said.
The Wolverhampton mother-of-three had been battered and sexually assaulted before being strangled.
Detectives have refused to confirm claims that the 58-year-old had been drugged before being strangled.
He then added: "I might have strangled her" - a cause of death which the police deliberately did not publicise.
A husband who strangled his wife after she threatened to take the couple's three-year-old IVF triplets away from him was cleared of murder yesterday.
According to police investigations, Miyamoto strangled Nozomi Ono on Thursday night after an argument at her house.
Eighteen months later, seven-year-old Sophie was snatched from a garden tent as she slept out with pals in Llandudno, North Wales, then raped and strangled.