Choking victim dies, woman now charged with murder

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTVN) -- A Columbus woman who claimed she choked a man in self-defense is now facing a charge of murdering him.

Marshall Williams, 35, was found unresponsive and with a phone cord wrapped around his neck in a room at the Super 8 Motel on East Dublin-Granville Road early Sunday.

At the time, 37-year old Adea Williams was charged with assault.

Now that Marshall Williams has died, police have upgraded the charge to murder.

Adea Williams remains in jail, pending arraignment.

(Photo courtesy ABC6/FOX28)

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