Man charged with rape at survival school

FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE — A Spokane man has been charged with raping a woman at Fairchild Air Force Base’s survival school.

Michael Fassbender, 32, was charged Wednesday with first degree rape and bond was set at $20,000. The rape allegedly occurred Tuesday inside an interrogation room at the Survival Training Center at Fairchild.

Court documents allege Fassbender squeezed the victim’s throat until she was unconscious.

Information from: The Spokesman-Review, www.spokesman.com

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