Man arrested for choking woman during sex
A New Jersey man has been charged in the death of a woman inside a parking garage allegedly told police that they were having sex in a parked car and he choked her until she passed out, a report said.
An autopsy determined Garcia’s death was caused by “compression injuries to her neck,” officials said. An investigation determined Michael Gaffney, 21, had been with Garcia in the backseat of her car when she died, Bergen County prosecutor Mark Musella said. Gaffney was charged with reckless manslaughter.
NJ.com, citing the probable cause affidavit, reported that Gaffney knew the woman through mutual friends.
Francis Victoria Garcia was found unresponsive just after 2 a.m. Saturday on the top level of a parking garage on Prospect Avenue in Hackensack, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office said.
First responders began treatment at the scene before rushing the woman to Hackensack University Medical Center, where the news that she was pronounced dead.