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80-year-old man arrested in fatal shooting of wife

The Associated Press - October 8, 2019 2:59 pm

MIDWEST CITY, Okla. (AP) – Police in an Oklahoma City suburb say an 80-year-old man has been arrested on a murder complaint in the fatal shooting of his wife, who had dementia.

A Midwest City police affidavit says Royce Davis was arrested Monday at his home after calling police to say he had killed his 77-year-old wife and planned to kill himself.

Police convinced Davis to surrender and found Dorothy Davis in bed with a gunshot wound to the head. She died at a hospital.

 

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