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Ohio Inmate Who Killed Ailing Wife Dies

AP | KANTELE FRANKO | Posted 09.14.2014 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 68-year-old Ohio man who said he acted out of love when he shot to death his ailing wife in her hospital bed died while serv...

Man Who Shot Wife In Hospital In 'Act Of Love' May Get Shorter Sentence

AP | Posted 12.13.2013 | Crime

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A man convicted of aggravated murder for fatally shooting his ailing wife in her hospital bed will be sentenced Friday after a pr...

Man Who Shot Wife In Hospital 'Mercy Killing' Seeks Clemency

AP | Posted 12.12.2013 | Crime

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An attorney for an Ohio man convicted of fatally shooting his ailing wife at a hospital says they will seek clemency from the gov...

Lesser Sentence Sought For Man Who Killed Ailing Wife In Hospital

AP | Posted 11.14.2013 | Crime

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A prosecutor says she'll seek a lesser sentence for an Ohio man convicted of fatally shooting his ailing wife in her hospital bed...

Ohio Man Convicted Of Shooting Wife In Hospital

AP | JOHN P. COYNE | Posted 11.08.2013 | Crime

AKRON, Ohio -- AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who said he fatally shot his hospitalized wife out of love because of her debilitated condition that l...

Man Who Shot Wife Dead In Hospital 'Mentally Snapped': Defense

AP | JOHN COYNE | Posted 11.05.2013 | Crime

AKRON, Ohio -- AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who believed his wife's medical condition was worsening "mentally snapped" and shot her to death as sh...

Man Who Killed Sick Wife 'Out Of Love' May Argue Insanity

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 11.04.2013 | Crime

CLEVELAND -- CLEVELAND (AP) — A man charged with fatally shooting his wife in her hospital bed killed her out of love and will tell jurors about the...

MERCY KILL TRIAL: Man Pleads Not Guilty In Wife's ICU Shooting

AP | Posted 10.24.2012 | Crime

AKRON, Ohio -- A man pleaded not guilty Friday to shooting his wife of 45 years in a hospital intensive care unit in what may have been a mercy killin...

MERCY KILLING: Man Faces Murder Charges In Disabled Wife's Death

AP | Posted 08.21.2012 | Crime

AKRON, Ohio -- A grand jury has indicted a man in the suspected mercy killing of his wife at a northeastern Ohio hospital. John Wise faces one count ...

Was Hospital ICU Shooting A Mercy Killing?

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN and JOHN SEEWER | Posted 08.13.2012 | Crime

CLEVELAND -- John Wise watched a tear roll down his wife's face as he stood alongside her bed in the intensive care unit. She'd been unable to speak a...

Charges Upgraded Against Man Who Allegedly Killed His Wife In Hospital Mercy Killing

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 10.08.2012 | Crime

AKRON, Ohio — A man accused in the fatal shooting of his wife of 45 years in a hospital intensive care unit once told his longtime co-worker tha...

911 CALL: 'He Shot A Gun - In A Hospital'

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 10.07.2012 | Crime

AKRON, Ohio — An Ohio man suspected of shooting his wife in the head in her hospital bed is scheduled for his first court appearance as police a...

Did Husband Shoot Wife Of 45 Years Out Of Mercy?

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 10.06.2012 | Crime

MASSILLON, Ohio — A woman whose husband of 45 years is accused of shooting her in the head in her hospital bed in a possible mercy killing had b...

Police Wait To Charge Man Accused Of Slaying Wife In ICU

AP | Thomas J. Sheeran | Posted 08.06.2012 | Crime

MASSILLON, Ohio (AP) — An autopsy has been rescheduled for a northeast Ohio woman whose husband is accused of shooting her in a possible mercy killi...

Wife Brain Dead After Husband Allegedly Shot Her In ICU

Posted 08.06.2012 | Crime

AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- An Ohio man is going to be arraigned on a charge that he shot his wife in a hospital intensive care unit. Authorities say 65-ye...

Man Shoots Wife Of 45 Years In Hospital ICU

AP | Posted 10.05.2012 | Crime

AKRON, Ohio — A 66-year-old man entered a hospital intensive care unit and shot his 65-year-old wife while standing at her bedside, Ohio police ...