Saratoga County man gets 34+ years behind bars in strangulation case

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A judge sentenced a town of Day man to more than 34 years in prison.

Michael Zakrzewski, 45, was sentenced on 13 different counts ranging from kidnapping, to strangulation, to aggravated family offense.

Court documents say he strangled his then girlfriend to the point of unconsciousness on two separate occasions, then brought her to an unknown location, where he held her overnight.

Court documents say he called the victim more than 100 times in violation of her restraining order. The trial lasted six weeks before he was found guilty.