An Oil City man accused of strangling a woman last week at an Oil City residence and then fleeing from police waived his preliminary hearing Wednesday in Venango County Central Court.

Oil City police said in a criminal complaint Dorian Davis, 28, threw the woman on the bed and strangled her during an argument Friday evening.


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