She was screaming as her father ran into the bedroom and fought off the attacker. When police arrived, the father had his arm around the intruder’s throat and was holding him.
“The father was able to get his arm around this guy’s neck and throat and has him down on the ground. The mother calls 911, the police get there,” Sgt. Mount described. “They tell the guy, ‘Okay, you can let go of him now, we’re here, we’ll take care of this.’ As he then releases his hold on him and putting the cuffs on him they realize he’s unresponsive.”