Wife Admits Exercising Husband, 73, to Death
She refused to let him leave pool—43 times
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Feb 15, 2009 5:01 AM CST
An Ohio woman has pleaded guilty to exercising her husband to death in a swimming pool.   (Shutter Stock)

(Newser) – An Ohio woman has pleaded guilty to reckless homicide after exercising her 73-year-old husband to death in a swimming pool and refusing to let him leave the water, reports AP. The husband rested his head on the side of the pool several times while gasping for breath when the wife prevented him from leaving the water 43 times, according to the local police chief.

The man suffered a heart attack after the extended swim session. "The video is bone-chilling," he said. "The whole case is very sinister." Police did not speculate about a motive. No sentencing date has been set.