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Man on Trial for Shooting Terminally Ill Wife
AKRON, Ohio (WKRC) -- Statements are underway Monday in Akron for a man accused of shooting his terminally ill wife.
68-year-old John Wise could face life in prison if convicted of killing his wife last year as she lay debilitated in a hospital bed, unable to speak.
Friends have called it a mercy killing, but that's not a legal defense in Ohio.
A longtime friend of the couple said the two had agreed they didn't want to live out their years bedridden and disabled.
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