A woman pleads guilty in the exercising death of her husband.
WiredPRNews.com – A woman has pleaded guilty to contributing to the death of her husband with too much exercise. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), Christine Newton-John, 41, entered the guilty plea after being charged with reckless endangerment for forcing her 73 year-old husband, James Mason, to endure an extended swimming session.
As noted in the report, Mason suffered a heart attack following the occurrence on June 2. Surveillance evidence reportedly shows Newton-John pulling her husband around a swimming pool and he being unable to leave. Joseph Stehik, Middlefield, Ohio Police Chief is said to have acknowledged counting more than 40 times the woman disallowed her husband the leave the pool with him being shown gasping for breath while trying to rest.
Newton-John may receive a prison sentence of up to five years.