Name: David Mueller.
Died: November 16, 2012.
Age at death: 52.
Cause of death: Smothered.
Location: Prescott, Arizona, USA.
David had ALS, which is a degenerative disorder, and was setting his affairs in order in preparation for death. David’s wife began an affair with a man she had asked to help her care for David. Then she and her lover murdered David by smothering him with plastic bags and a pillow to “make [his death] quicker.” The murder may have also been financially motivated, stemming from a disagreement over the recipients of David’s life insurance policy.
Cynthia Jane Mueller (Wife), convicted of murder, conspiracy, and fraud, sentenced to life.
Charles Todd (Wife’s boyfriend), pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, sentenced to 16 years.
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