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Wife gets 4 years in 'death by exercise' case

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Mar 20, 2009.

  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Do it for the Vine! Staff Member

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    Associated Press

    March 20, 2009, 3:00PM

    CHARDON, Ohio — A transgender woman has been sentenced in Ohio to four years in prison for killing her frail husband by forcing him to exercise.

    Forty-one-year-old Chris Mason was sentenced today in Geauga County Common Pleas Court for reckless homicide in the death of 73-year-old James Mason. She pleaded guilty earlier and could have gotten five years at sentencing.

    Mason’s voice quivered as she tearfully apologized for the June death of her husband, who had heart problems. A surveillance camera caught Mason forcing her husband around in the pool.

    Chris Mason also goes by Christine Newton-John, the name she took after her 1993 sex change.

    http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/headline/nation/6324969.html
  2. silverbear

    silverbear Semi-Official Loose Cannon

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    It's a strange and wondrous world we live in... :D
  3. ethiostar

    ethiostar Well-Known Member

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    I actually saw the video for this. The poor old man was fighting for his life and tried to get out of the pool several times but he/she kept dragging him back into the pool. What's messed up is his/her mother was by the pool side the entire time watching the whole thing.
  4. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    and she gets only 4 years
  5. Hostile

    Hostile Peace Zone Supporter

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    Which prison is he/she sent to?
  6. SDogo

    SDogo Not as good as I once was but as good once as I ev

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    uh..................hmmm
  7. ajk23az

    ajk23az Through Pain Comes Clarity

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    Is he/she going to be put in the womens side or the mens side?
  8. Viper

    Viper Active Member

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    [IMG]

    I am assuming he/she killed him for the money. If you have money, couldn't you find something a little more attractive than that? She looks like she should be in a rocking chair in the Bates Motel.
  9. DallasFanSince86

    DallasFanSince86 Pessimism Sucks

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    :laugh2:

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