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  • Then, on the morning after Christmas in 1996, John found JonBenet crumpled in the wine cellar with a garrote sunk round her neck.

    John Ramsey's Lingering Suspicions | Lucinda Franks | October 13, 2008 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • Harleston had been shifting slowly from one foot to the other, feeling behind him for the man with the garrote.

  • Instantly the garrote loosened; and Harleston, with a wild yell, sprang forward and swung straight at the point of Crenshaw's jaw.

  • He smiled—somewhat chillily, it must be admitted—and whispered, his speaking voice being shut off by the garrote.

  • garrote also means a cudgel, or heavy walking-stick; and the tourniquet used by surgeons.

  • He was taken to Havana, and died by garrote in the little fortress La Punta.

    Cuba, Old and New | Albert Gardner Robinson

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