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Crime 94-year-old Florida man arrested in slaying of wife with dementia

20:50  15 october  2019
20:50  15 october  2019 Source:   wesh.com

80-year-old man accused of killing wife of 50 years because she had dementia, MWC police say

  80-year-old man accused of killing wife of 50 years because she had dementia, MWC police say An 80-year-old man is in police custody after being accused of shooting and killing his wife of 50 years because she'd had dementia and Alzheimer's disease for years, according to Midwest City police. According to police, at about 3 a.m. Monday, officers received a call from a man, who identified himself as Royce Davis. Davis told police on the phone that he had just shot and killed his wife and was planning on killing himself. Police officersAccording to police, at about 3 a.m. Monday, officers received a call from a man, who identified himself as Royce Davis. Davis told police on the phone that he had just shot and killed his wife and was planning on killing himself.

Authorities in Florida have charged a 94-year-old man with first-degree murder for fatally shooting his 80-year-old wife, who had been suffering from dementia.

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The Venice Police Department tweeted that Wayne Juhlin told detectives Monday night that he had intended to kill himself, too, but said his gun malfunctioned, and he couldn't do it.

Juhlin was arrested after calling 911 to report his wife's death, and is being held in the Sarasota County Jail.

There were no online records for Juhlin Tuesday morning so it couldn't be determined if he has an attorney.

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Police: Man arrested in slaying of his estranged wife in Clermont County .
A 55-year-old man has been arrested in connection to the Wednesday night slaying of his estranged wife, police said Thursday. Authorities say the body of Jeanette Hayes, 55, of Union Township, was found at an undisclosed location of Sportswood Common. Authorities said they were initially called to the area for reports of gunshots, and later found Hayes shot to death. After interviewing witnesses, police said they identified 55-year-old James Hayes as a suspect in the slaying. James Hayes is the estranged husband of Jeanette Hayes. James Hayes was taken into custody in Pierce Township without incident. He is being held in the Clermont County Jail on a murder charge.

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