Chanell Lewis (271971)

Opening statements wrapped up Monday in the retrial of a man accused of killing a woman who was attacked while running near her family’s New York City home.

“He squeezed and he squeezed and he squeezed,” said Assistant District Attorney Brad Leventhal. “He choked her until she couldn’t resist anymore. He choked her until she couldn’t struggle anymore. He choked her until she couldn’t breathe anymore. He choked her until she died, alone, scared.”

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