Name: Josephine Anne Williamson.
Died: November 21, 2015.
Age at death: 83.
Cause of death: Asphyxia.
Location: Earley, England, UK.
Josephine’s husband, having been recently diagnosed with cancer and not wanting her to become an “old hag”, pushed her down the stairs and then strangled her.
Josephine was a retired physical education teacher.
Philip Williamson (Husband), pleaded guilty to manslaughter by reason of diminished responsibility; given a 2-year suspended sentence.
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