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Domestic violence victim strangled, not beaten to death

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YAKIMA, Wash.-- The Yakima County Coroner says a woman who died in what appears to be a domestic violence assault was strangled.

Initial reports said 39 year-old Felicia Brooks was beaten to death.

Now the coroner says someone strangled her using their hands.

Her boyfriend, 54 year-old Anthony Roberson, is facing manslaughter charges.

Brooks' body was found Wednesday morning.

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