Georgetown Man Arrested for Strangling Pregnant Ex-Girlfriend

Georgetown, De. (DELMARVA NEWS NOW) — Georgetown Police have arrested a suspect following a domestic assault that took place last month.

Officers say 21-year-old Franky Sandoval-Chilel choked and threatened a 21-year-old victim, the suspect’s pregnant ex-girlfriend. His threats also extended to their unborn child. The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries during the assault. The incident happened at the victim’s Bridgeville Road residence in the early morning hours of Thursday, October 31.

Sandoval-Chilel has been charged with strangulation, terroristic threatening and second degree assault. He has been committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in lieu of 10,000 dollars secured bond.