Husband tries to end the life of his sick wife
A 78-year-old man is expected in court today to be charged in his wife's attempted murder.
Police say the man's wife, of the same age, was severaly injured to the head with a sharp object. It happened Wednesday afternoon around 2:30 inside the couple's home in Anjou.
It was the man himself who made the call to 9-1-1. He and his wife were transported to hospital. The victim is in stable condition, while the man was brought in for a psychiatric evaluation.
Police are examining the possibility that the man was trying to end his wife's life in order to take her out of her suffering. Police say she has serious health problems.