Man Facing Domestic Battery Charges

OKALOOSA COUNTY-- A Fort Walton Beach man faces multiple felony charges after allegedly having an altercation with his wife.

The Okaloosa Sheriff's office charged 50 year old Patrick Conaty with domestic battery by strangulation, aggravated battery causing great bodily harm, kidnapping and violation of pre-trial release conditions.

Deputies said Conaty pushed his wife into a full length mirror causing cuts to her leg and then choked her until she lost consciousness.

She was able to get away and go to the hospital.

Deputies said Conaty violated a no contact order issued back in April.