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'How to Murder Your Husband' Writer Sentenced to Life

Nancy Crampton Brophy found guilty of killing her husband

(Newser) - Update: Nancy Crampton Brophy, self-published author of romance novels including The Wrong Husband and The Wrong Lover—as well as an essay titled "How to Murder Your Husband"—has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering her husband. The 71-year-old Oregon resident, who was found guilty last...

'How to Murder Your Husband' Writer on Trial for That Very Thing
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Trial Begins for 'How to Murder Your Husband' Writer

Nancy Crampton Brophy's trial is expected to last 7 weeks

(Newser) - That a novelist who once wrote an essay titled "How to Murder Your Husband" was accused of doing that very thing led to a sea of headlines in 2018. More than three years later, Nancy Crampton Brophy is on trial in the June 2, 2018, death of husband Daniel...

Romance Novelist Allegedly Killed Husband for Money

Court documents say Nancy Brophy had taken out life insurance policies on her husband

(Newser) - Nancy Crampton Brophy was charged with murder in September 2018 in connection with her chef husband's death. Days after her arraignment, it emerged that the 68-year-old romance novelist had published a 700-word essay online in 2011 called "How to Murder Your Husband." In it, she gave five...

A Twist for Romance Novelist Accused of Offing Spouse

Nancy Crampton Brophy posted essay in 2011 called 'How to Murder Your Husband'

(Newser) - Nancy Crampton Brophy has already grabbed headlines , having been arraigned on a murder charge earlier this month in connection with her chef husband's death: that the 68-year-old was a romance novelist who penned books like 2015's The Wrong Husband drew notice. Now, the Oregonian unearths a more explosive...

Romance Novelist Accused of Murdering Her Husband

Author Nancy Brophy allegedly shot her chef husband in Oregon

(Newser) - A romance novelist might've been better suited to the crime genre, according to Oregon authorities who accuse Nancy Crampton-Brophy of killing her chef husband. The 68-year-old, who writes under the name Nancy Brophy, was arraigned on charges of murder and unlawful use of a weapon Thursday, three months after...

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