Norristown Man Sent to State Prison for Strangling Bensalem Woman Last Year
A Norristown man was sent to state prison as a part of a guilty plea earlier this month for strangling and assaulting his now ex girlfriend last year.
Quanshore Ramsey, 31, was sentenced to 3 to 8 years in prison, ordered to attend a domestic violence program and 4 years of probation as part of the plea deal he made with prosecutors earlier this month.
Ramsey, beat his victim during an argument about going away on May 2 in her apartment The Grand at Neshaminy apartment complex
The victim told Bensalem police the two were arguing and Ramsey grabbed her by her hair, dragged her from the bedroom to the living room, forced her face into the carpet making it difficult for her to breathe. He then turned her around on her back and began strangling her.
Police said he covered her mouth so she could not be heard screaming, court records show.
The victim then bit Ramsey on the hand attempting to flee her apartment to call for help, police say.
Ramsey grabbed her by the hair, for a second time, attempting to pull the terrified woman back into the apartment. He then, police say, punched her in the face.
A helpful neighbor interrupted the attack and called police,
Ramsey who has a lengthy criminal record was given credit for time served covering 413 days, will now spend at least the next two plus years in state prison.
He currentlyhas an active case for DUI related offenses in Montgomery County.