Man’s manslaughter charge tossed after wife’s suicide

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SFGate—SANTA ROSA - A judge dismissed a felony voluntary manslaughter charge against a Northern California man who says he helped his ailing wife kill herself, reducing the possible punishment for his role in her death. David Clement, 65, still faces a charge of aiding suicide, a felony that carries up to three years in prison, the Press Democrat of Santa Rosa reported Saturday. The manslaughter charge could have meant an 11-year sentence. Clement was arrested Jan. 10...

Man’s manslaughter charge tossed after wife’s suicide. A judge dismissed a felony voluntary manslaughter charge against a Northern California man who says he helped his ailing wife kill herself, reducing the possible punishment for his role in … Click to Continue