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Police: DNA from shoelace led to man now charged with brutal Marymoor Park attack
SEATTLE -- Charles Stockwell, 33, was charged Wednesday with first-degree assault in the "brutal and merciless" attack on a woman walking her dog in Redmond's Marymoor Park last August, the King County Prosecutor's Office announced. Bail was set at $1 million. According to court documents, on Aug. 5, 2016 at about 6:45 p.m., while the victim was walking her dog on a trail in Marymoor Park, the defendant rushed at the victim from behind, grabbed her, lifted her off her feet and threw her to the ground. The man began punching the woman in the face and then "tried to strangle her by pushing his thumbs into her throat."