Frances Dresser

Black and white photo of a young woman sitting on the hood of a car.Name: Frances Dresser.
Died: January 22, 2014.
Age at death: 86.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA.
Disability: Paralysis (from fall).

Frances fell at home and doctors said she would be paralyzed and need to move to a nursing home. Her husband went home, bought a gun, returned to the hospital and shot her in the chest. She died three days later.

Frances Dresser was a great-grandmother who loved music and nature.

Perpetrator: William Lyle Dresser (Husband), charged with murder; charges dropped.

Source: ‘No evil in his act’: DA seeks to drop mercy killing murder charge
Murder charge dismissed against William Dresser