ELGIN, Ill. (STMW) – A 58-year-old Elgin man is facing criminal charges after police said he tried to strangle a prostitute in a motel room after the woman refused additional sex after more than 30 encounters over a four-day period.

Kim P. Brandmire was charged with aggravated battery in the attempted strangulation of the woman, plus two counts of battery and a count of solicitation, all stemming from an incident Sunday, police said.

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Officers were called to the Quality Inn, 500 Tollgate Rd. in Elgin, at 9:30 p.m. and a 41-year-old Elgin woman said the two had rented a room at the motel Thursday and Brandmire had paid her to have sex in excess of 30 times in ensuing days.

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When she refused to have sex Sunday, police said, Brandmire grabbed the woman by the throat and choked her, police said,

The woman was charged with prostitution, a misdemeanor. Bail for Brandmire was set at $75,000.

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