A man who accidentally strangled a 16-year-old girl to death while pursuing a “sexual thrill” has been jailed for 12 years for her manslaughter.

BBC News Online, July 20, 2017

To strangle means to cause death by compressing the throat, so ‘strangle’ isĀ  sufficient. Alternatively you can say ‘choked to death’, or ‘choked’ if death does not result.

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