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Man charged with aggravated assault, child cruelty

November 8, 2020–9:42 p.m.


A 20-year old Rome man was arrested late last week following an incident at his Clark Avenue residence.

According to Floyd County Jail records, Denise William Chastain strangled a woman with the intent to murder her.

He also allegedly hit a door causing less than $500 in damage.

The incident occurred in the presence of four children, according to the report.

Chastain is charged with aggravated assault, criminal trespass and four counts of 3rd-degree cruelty to children.