Man arrested on suspicion of dragging, strangling fiance


Campos-Zurita is charged with domestic battery by strangulation.

INTERLACHEN, Fla. - The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported assault in progress on Thursday around 7:20 p.m.

When police arrived, they spoke with a woman who said she was arguing with her fiancé, Rafael Campos-Zurita.

She said he grabbed her by the throat, pushed her to the ground and dragged her through the house, knocking over pieces of furniture.

Police say independent witness verified the women’s statements.

When officials spoke with Campos-Zurita, he told them he had been drinking and said he “had 15 beers all day.”

Campos-Zurita was arrested and taken to the Putnam County Jail.  He is charged with domestic battery by strangulation, and being held on $5,004 bond.