Brutal Murder

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Brutal Slaying Or Tragic Accident? Police Detective Is On Trial For Wife’s Murder

A former police detective killed his wife of nearly 29 years by forcibly drowning her in what a prosecutor described today as a “brutal, violent execution,” but the defendant’s attorney argued the woman’s death was a “tragic accident” and his client was merely helping his “wife wash.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/12/2011