Record No. 1226-13-2.

758 S.E.2d 94 (2014)

63 Va. App. 429

Robert Wayne DAWSON, II v. COMMONWEALTH of Virginia.

Court of Appeals of Virginia, Richmond.

May 27, 2014.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Michael L. Donner, Sr. (Dunton, Simmons & Dunton, LLP, White Stone, on brief), for appellant.

Rosemary V. Bourne , Assistant Attorney General ( Mark R. Herring , Attorney General, on brief), for appellee.

Present: Judges HUMPHREYS, KELSEY and PETTY.


Robert Wayne Dawson, II ("Dawson") appeals his conviction of strangulation, in violation of Code § 18.2-51.6, after a bench trial in the Circuit Court of Lancaster County ("trial court"). Dawson argues that the evidence is insufficient to prove that the strangulation caused a wounding or bodily injury to the victim.


We review the evidence in the light most favorable to the Commonwealth, the prevailing party...

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