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Rockford man sentenced to prison for domestic violence

Staff Report

ROCKFORD – A Rockford man was sentenced to a total of 28 years in prison for domestic battery, Winnebago County State’s Attorney Marilyn Hite Ross announced Monday.

Marcisheo B. Moore, 33, received a sentenced to 20 years for aggravated domestic battery and 8 years  for domestic battery. The sentences will run concurrently. Moore found guilty last June after a jury trial in front of Judge Randy Wilt.

On Jan. 16, 2016, Rockford officers responded to the 900 block of Kent Street in reference to a domestic battery complaint. Officers met with a woman who reported she had been attacked by Moore. Police observed face and neck injuries as well as numerous bruises, abrasions and scrapes on the victim. She was treated at a local hospital.

During a follow-up investigation detectives learned that Moore grabbed and strangled the woman to the point where she could no longer breathe. Moore also struck her all over her body with a metal broom.


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