Two Charged with Aggravated Battery
Bond has been set at $50,000 for a 21-year-old Centralia man who has been charged with aggravated domestic battery and misdemeanor domestic battery. Donald Hemmings of West Kell is accused of strangling and striking Sarah Copple in the face. If convicted on the felony aggravated domestic battery charge, Hemmings faces an extended term sentence due to a past conviction of burglary. If released on bond Hemmings was ordered to have no contact with Copple.
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