Man ‘shot dead his wife because because she had an untreatable brain tumour and wanted to die’
A man accused of fatally shooting his terminally ill wife while she slept says she had long suffered and asked several times to be killed.
Donald McNeely, 54 of Bothell, Washington admitted to pulling the gun’s trigger at his sleeping wife before calling police to report her death.
Police responding Wednesday afternoon found her body beneath a blanket on the living room’s couch and a revolver by a medical bed.
McNeely was arrested without incident telling detectives his wife, 52-year-old Linda McNeely, had been suffering from an untreatable brain cancer and made several requests to him to end her life. Read more: Dailymail