Monica Schemm

Photo of Monica Schemm, a woman in a Christmas sweater.Name: Monica Schemm.
Died: June 12, 2013.
Age at death: 49.
Cause of death: Suffocation.
Location: Crescent, Oklahoma, USA.
Disability: Brain cancer survivor; traumatic brain injury from a fall.

Details:
Monica’s husband tied her to a chair, then tied a plastic bag over her head to suffocate her. He initially tried to disguise it as a home invasion, but when found out, claimed it was a “mercy killing”.

Case status:
Mark Schemm (Husband), convicted of first-degree murder, sentenced to life.

Source:
Husband arrested for robbery claim, murder of wife
Oklahoma court upholds man’s life sentence in wife’s death