Christian Hyde strangles baby-mama, threatens to kill her family during altercation

33-year-old Christian Hyde, a former Clarksville Phoenix ABA Basketball player, was involved in a domestic altercation with the mother of his child, Kaitlin Distefano, at Fort Campbell Boulevard on February 21st. Officers made contact with Distefano at the Tennova Medical Center at Dunlop Lane. She stated that Hyde got into an argument with her that escalated to him punching her multiple times. Hyde then strangled her until she lost consciousness and, at one point, put a knife to her abdomen. Hyde followed that up by making verbal threats to kill her and her family. However, Distefano was still able to escape and make it to the hospital. Christian Hyde was taken into custody and charged with aggravated domestic assault.

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