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Man who tried to strangle ex-partner in Stonehouse home put behind bars

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A man who tried to strangle his ex-partner has been jailed for 20 months by a sheriff who said he was lucky not to be facing a murder charge.Hamilton Sheriff Court heard that Ryan Black and the woman had continued to stay together at their home in Marleyhill Avenue, Stonehouse, despite their relationship ending.They remained friends and had separate rooms but he "lost it" on May 15 this year.The Lanarkshire Live app is available to download now.

Get all the news from your area – as well as features, entertainment, sport and the latest on Lanarkshire’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic – straight to your fingertips, 24/7.The free download features the latest breaking news and exclusive stories, and allows you to customise your page to the sections that matter most to you.Head to the App Store and never miss a beat in Lanarkshire - iOS - Android Black, 43, appeared from custody and admitted assaulting his ex.Scott O'Connor, prosecuting, said: "She was sitting on her bed speaking on the phone to a friend."The accused entered the bedroom, jumped on top of her and pinned her down."He grabbed her by the neck with both hands and started squeezing in an effort to strangle her."She couldn't fight back as she was paralysed with fear."Black then got off her and as she walked to the bathroom he shouted 'I'll murder you today'."The woman escaped to the garden where a neighbour heard her crying and shouting for help.She was in pain and her neck was red.Defence solicitor Jackson Bateman said Black "snapped after receiving certain information that day".The lawyer admitted: "There is no excuse for his behaviour.

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