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Cops: Man Tried To Strangle Prostitute After 30-Plus Encounters In 4 Days

ELGIN, Ill. (STMW) - A 58-year-old Elgin man is facing criminal charges after police said he tried to strangle a prostitute in a motel room after the woman refused additional sex after more than 30 encounters over a four-day period.

Kim P. Brandmire was charged with aggravated battery in the attempted strangulation of the woman, plus two counts of battery and a count of solicitation, all stemming from an incident Sunday, police said.

Officers were called to the Quality Inn, 500 Tollgate Rd. in Elgin, at 9:30 p.m. and a 41-year-old Elgin woman said the two had rented a room at the motel Thursday and Brandmire had paid her to have sex in excess of 30 times in ensuing days.

When she refused to have sex Sunday, police said, Brandmire grabbed the woman by the throat and choked her, police said,

The woman was charged with prostitution, a misdemeanor. Bail for Brandmire was set at $75,000.

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