Police: Man says he killed wife because of her health, drug costs

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< p class ="zn-body __ paragraph "> (CNN) A guy in Florida informed authorities he eliminated his other half due to the fact that she remained in bad health and they might not pay for the medications required for her care, according to an arrest affidavit from the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office.

Police stated William J. Hager, 86, informed them on Monday that in the previous his ill better half had actually informed him she wished to pass away, however she didn’t particularly ask him to eliminate her.
The shooting occurred at their house in Port St. Lucie, which is north of West Palm Beach. The spouse stated he shot 78-year-old Carolyn Hager in the head while she rested, according to the arrest affidavit. Hager then consumed coffee and called his kids prior to getting in touch with authorities, authorities stated.