Local man arrested for battery, strangulation


ELIZABETHTOWN, Ind.–A Bartholomew County man was arrested Wednesday night at his home in Elizabethtown. The Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to the 10000 block of Legal Tender Road in response to a reported domestic battery incident.

Law enforcement took Paul Kilgore, 42, of Elizabethtown, into custody for allegedly battering and choking a female subject. Officers say a child was in the home at the time of the incident.

Kilgore was arrested and taken to the Bartholomew County Jail, charged with domestic battery in the presence of a minor, strangulation, criminal confinement, and intimidation. He remains incarcerated in lieu of $30,000 bond.

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