Gregory Cortis

Photo of Carley, Gregory Cortis's Labrador. She is an elderly dog, lying in a pile of leaves on a grassy lawn.Name: Gregory Alan Cortis.
Died: December 12, 2015.
Age at death: 68.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Milford, Michigan, USA.
Disability: Alzheimer’s; stroke, causing memory loss and speech impairment.

Details:
Gregory’s wife beat him and his dog Carley with a crowbar, believing that they were both old and ill and it was “time for them to pass on”.

Gregory died after some time in the hospital. Carley, 11 years old and severely injured, recovered and was adopted by a new owner, but died of old age early in 2016.

Gregory’s wife claimed she had killed her husband and beaten the dog to “end their suffering”.

Perpetrator: Yvonne Cortis (Wife), pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and torturing an animal.

Source:
Milford man dies of injuries from crowbar attack
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