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Pedro Simon Lopez-Lopez
Courtesy of Burke County Sheriff's Office

Morganton Man Charged With Strangulation

26-year-old Pedro Simon Lopez-Lopez of South College Street in Morganton was arrested Saturday (June 15) by Morganton Public Safety Officers. He’s charged with felony assault by strangulation inflicting serious bodily injury.

Lopez-Lopez was arrested at his residence shortly after 12:30 p.m. Saturday. He was taken to the Burke County Jail under $15,000 secured bond. A District Court date was scheduled Monday (June 17).