82-Year-Old Man Claimed His Wife Fatally Stabbed Herself, Police Said It Was Murder

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Source: MEGA; Roswell police

Sep. 30 2022, Published 10:04 a.m. ET

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An 82-year-old man called 911 to say his wife killed herself, but police say he was a murderer.

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Around 4 p.m. on Sept. 15, police in Roswell, New Mexico, responded to a home for a reported suicide. The officers found 80-year-old Judith Miller dead in the home, police said, with a stab wound.

Her husband, 82-year-old Bruce Miller, called 911 and told police that her wound was self-inflicted.

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However, investigators determined her death was a homicide.

On Sept. 28, Bruce Miller was arrested on murder and other charges. He was then booked into jail.

No motive has been released in the case.


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