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Oklahoma man arrested in killing of wife, who had dementia


October 9, 2019

MIDWEST CITY, Okla. (AP) — Police in an Oklahoma City suburb say an 80-year-old man has been arrested on a murder complaint in the fatal shooting of his wife, who had dementia.

A Midwest City police affidavit says Royce Davis was arrested Monday at his home after calling police to say he had killed his 77-year-old wife and planned to kill himself.

The document says police convinced Davis to surrender and found Dorothy Davis in bed with a gunshot wound to the head. Police say the woman died at a hospital.

The affidavit says Royce Davis said he and his wife were married for 50 years and tha...

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