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April 23, 2014

Judge denies guilty plea withdrawal

Man was expecting suspended sentence

(Continued)

CLINTON —

The charges stemmed from an incident Dec. 14. The affidavit states the victim told police that Hook got on top of her and "proceeded to punch her in the face approximately 20 or more times while yelling he was going to kill her."

The victim suffered bleeding and major swelling to her face, eyes, and nose.

Hook was located by police, who observed blood on his hands, shirt and jeans. He admitted to having an argument with the victim.

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