Local Soldier Accused of Strangling His Wife - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

02/24/06

Local Soldier Accused of Strangling His Wife

A Hunter Army Airfield soldier is behind bars, charged with murder. Pfc. D'Shonyon McFarland is accused of strangling his wife, Dahlia Newman.

Newman's body was found by her supervisor Tuesday at Fort Bragg in North Carolina. She and McFarland met while they were both deployed in Iraq, and have only been married since January.

McFarland is being held at Fort Stewart.

Reported by: Andrew Davis, andrewdavis@wtoc.com

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