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by Paul on 11/20/14 at 05:34 PM ET
added 4:47pm, DA press release is below...
LA Kings Defenseman Charged in Domestic Violence Case
A Los Angeles Kings defenseman was charged today in connection with an alleged attack on his wife, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
Viatcheslav Leonidovich “Slava” Voynov (dob 1/16/90) faces one felony count of corporal injury to spouse with great bodily injury in case YA091588.
Arraignment is scheduled at 8:30 am on Dec. 1 in Department 4 of the Los Angeles County Superior Court, Torrance Branch.
During an argument at their Redondo Beach home on Oct. 19, Voynov caused his wife to suffer injuries to her eyebrow, cheek and neck, prosecutors said. The injuries were serious and required medical attention at a local hospital where the defendant was arrested, prosecutors added.
If convicted as charged, Voynov faces a possible maximum sentence of nine years in state prison.
The case remains under investigation by the Redondo Beach Police Department.
thanks to Rich Hammond tweet for the pointer
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