Monday, December 10, 2012

Navy officer's widow sent care packages with deadly contents

'Unusual Suspects': Woman Poisoned Navy Husband Over Years Through Care Packages
Posted: 12/10/2012

"Unusual Suspects" looked at the bizarre story behind the death of Lieutenant Naval Officer Lee Hartley. He died mysteriously while serving. It turns out he was poisoned slowly over a long time, but his murder went unsolved for possibly even longer: 13 years.

Finally, an NCIS cold case unit confronted his widow, Pam Hartley, and she confessed to everything.

Pam had poisoned her husband by sending him care packages, including baked goods laced with rat poison. She wanted out of her "miserable" marriage, but didn’t want to give up the status of being a Navy officer’s wife, so she decided to be a Navy officer's widow.
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