Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Ernest Chumbley is being charged with killing his wife. He claims that he shot her to end her suffering. Virginia Chumbley suffered from terminal breast cancer. "She told me she wanted me to end her pain. All I said [was] 'Jay, all I’ve got is what the doctor gave you.' She said 'No, I want you to stop my pain for good,'" Ernest explained. After the shooting, Chumbley called 911 and told the dispatcher that he shot his wife and that he wanted the police to come to his home. The police found Virginia Chumbley in the bedroom dead with two gunshot wounds. Chumbley was arrested and is being held on $200,000 dollar bond.
See Kentucky Man Says He Killed Wife To End Her Cancer Pain, Fox News Aug. 29, 2013.