Father charged with strangling his daughter

Father charged with strangling his daughter
James Fitzpatrick was arrested Sept. 3 on assault domestic violence and strangulation charges. (Source: Vincent Bradford, WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A man accused of strangling his daughter has pleaded not guilty to the charges.

According to an arrest report, James Fitzpatrick, 49, and his daughter got into a fight about his drinking on September 3. That's when he allegedly strangled her.

She was able to get away and get help.

Fitzpatrick is charged with assault and strangulation. Bond was set at $10,000 cash. He is expected back in court on September 13.

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