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Cops: Woman High on Meth Accidentally Kills Husband

Pennsylvania woman may not have recognized him
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 17, 2015 4:35 PM CDT
Cops: Woman High on Meth Accidentally Kills Husband
In this Feb. 15, 2013 photo, two bags of crystal meth and packets of methamphetamine pills.   (AP Photo/Jocelyn Gecker)

(Newser) – Couples that do meth together, don't stay together—in at least one instance. Police in Pennsylvania have charged 31-year-old Trista Zickefoose in the shooting death of her husband, reports WJAC. The AP reports that they had smoked meth Sunday night, then argued; about 11:40pm she heard a noise and retrieved a 9mm pistol from beneath her pillow, thinking there was an intruder in their Knox Dale home.

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At this point, 40-year-old Greg Zickefoose advanced on her, trying to get the gun away. Trista Zickefoose told cops she fired one warning shot; when he continued to advance, she fired another that killed him, reports WTAJ. Reports vary as to whether she recognized her husband. She's jailed on a charge of criminal homicide. (Read more methamphetamine stories.)

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