Mon County man accused of strangulation

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Monongalia County sheriff’s deputies say a 30-year-old man was arrested following an investigation into a domestic incident Monday.

Deputies has a history of domestic complaints from the home on Craig’s Run Road and heard screaming when they arrived. A woman then left the area.

The woman went to the Magistrate Court to get a protective order against William Becic, 30.

The woman told investigators she woke Bencic up with information about their bank account. Bencic got up, choked her and punched her in the side and chest.

The woman had marks on her body consistent with injuries she described to investigators.

Bencic has been charged with strangulation and is being held in the North Central Regional Jail.