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Ohio State Wrestler Arrested For Felonious Assault

Ohio State Wrestler Anthony Echemendia
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Ohio State wrestler Anthony Echemendia was arrested for felonious assault.

An Ohio State University wrestler faces felonious assault charges after a woman told police he hit and strangled her.

Court records show 22-year-old Anthony Echemendia-Orduna was arrested Monday after the woman called police. Officers say the two live together and the woman reported being attacked during an argument about money.

A spokesperson for Ohio State told other local media outlets they were aware of the arrest and had no further comment.

Echemendia-Orduna is freshman who grew up in Cuba before attending high school in Arizona.

Steve Brown grew up in nearby Richwood, Ohio and now lives there with his wife and sons. He started his journalism career as a weekend board operator at WOSU while majoring in journalism at Ohio State, where he also wrote for the student newspaper The Lantern and co-founded the organization Students for Public Broadcasting.