Wisconsin (2008)


WI. STAT. ANN. § 940.235. STRANGULATION AND SUFFOCATION

(1) Whoever intentionally impedes the normal breathing or circulation of blood by applying pressure on the throat or neck or by blocking the nose or mouth of another person is guilty of a Class H felony.

(2) Whoever violates sub. (1) is guilty of a Class G felony if the actor has a previous conviction under this section or a previous conviction for a violent crime, as defined in s. 939.632(1)(e)1.

State v. Jelinek (2004) 679 WN.W.2d 926 (unpublished)

Court found loss of consciousness from strangulation and pouring cleaning agent in her eyes satisfied the requirement of substantial risk of death.