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Helena man accused of punching partner in face

Helena man accused of punching partner in face


A 39-year-old Helena man is accused of punching his partner in the face.

Marcus Daniel Upshaw is being charged with felony partner or family member assault.

On Monday, officers responded to a domestic disturbance in Helena. The victim told officers that Upshaw had assaulted her during an argument and showed visible injuries to her face from what she said was a punch.

Upshaw told officers the victim had punched him as well, and witnesses said that she had, but only in self-defense after Upshaw hit her, according to court documents.


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