41-Year-Old Charged With Trying to Choke Roommate to Death

Posted at 3:37 PM, Sep 04, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-04 17:09:45-04

pietilaHOLLAND, Mich. — A 41-year-old woman was charged with assault with intent to murder Wednesday after allegedly trying to choke her roommate to death in a Holland halfway home.

According to police, Lori Ann Pietila’s roommate was found nearly unconscious in their apartment Sept. 3. Pietila is currently being held on a $75,000 bond, and her next court date has not yet been scheduled.