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Howson to Appear in Village Court Today

A New Broadway woman sustained critical injuries from a domestic incident early Saturday morning for which her husband faces charges of attempted murder.

This release was issued from Chief Gregory Camp on the domestic incident that occurred on New Broadway early Saturday morning. Camp reports no change in the status of the victim, who remains at Phelps Memorial Hospital.

Officers recieved a call regarding a domestic incident and responded to 127 New Broadway in the Village of Sleepy Hollow. Upon arival they found an unresponsive 47-year-old female in cardiac arrest and started CPR. The Sleepy Hollow Ambulance responded and transported the victim to Phelps Memorial Hospital.

The 49-year-old male suspect is identified as Christopher Howson. Howson is being charged with attempted murder 2nd degree and strangulation 1st degree. The suspect was arraigned by Judge Farella and he was remanded to the Westchester County Jail and he is due back in Sleepy Hollow Village Court on Monday January 7, 2013 at 3 pm.

The Westchester County Department of Public Safety was contacted to assist the Sleepy Hollow Police Department and responded with detectives and the crime scene unit. The Westchester County District Attorney's office also assisted.

This investigation is ongoing.

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Harry One January 06, 2013 at 05:26 PM
Not in the JN why.
cindy cusumano January 06, 2013 at 07:00 PM
JN page 3A
Krista Madsen January 07, 2013 at 10:13 PM
Felony hearing waived until next week after his brief but silent appearance: http://patch.com/A-0SLK

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