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Maryland Man Pleads Guilty To Stuffing Rag Into Wife’s Mouth, Beating Her At MacDill Air Force Base

A Maryland man has pleaded guilty to two counts of assault by striking, beating, or wounding.

TAMPA, Fla. – A Maryland man has pleaded guilty to two counts of assault by striking, beating, or wounding his wife.

Kirk Douglas Dudley, 47, Maryland, faces a maximum penalty of one year in federal prison for each count. A sentencing date has not yet been set.

According to court documents, on January 26, 2021, while living on MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, with his wife, Dudley repeatedly slapped his spouse with an open hand, knocking her to the ground.

He then sat on top of her and stuffed a rag into her mouth, holding his hand over her mouth and nose to prevent her breathing.

On January 31, 2021, Dudley again assaulted his wife by slapping her with open palms and slamming her head on various surfaces in their bathroom. This assault was witnessed by a juvenile.

This case was investigated by the Office of Special Investigations (OSI) at MacDill Air Force Base. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys Ilyssa Spergel and Karyna Valdes.

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