Crazed man stabs wife to death, tries committing suicide over bitter divorce battle
A troubled marriage came to a brutal end after 52-year-old John Clinton stabbed to death his soon-to-be ex-wife, Paula Clinton. The couple who lived in Liverpool had been preparing to divorce when John came home drunk one night and plunged a knife into Paula's back several times.
The horrific scene turned even bloodier after John attempted to commit suicide by slashing his wrists and neck. He survived, but his wife's fate was unfortunately not the same. What would make this man suddenly turn and attack the woman he was married to for 24 years? The answer will shock you...
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Reportedly Paula wanted to call the marriage quits because of John's drinking habits which had become a problem. On the day of her death, Paula had been getting legal advice on how to divide their assets and was on the phone when John stormed into the home.
He claims that his wife taunted him and asked him who would look after him because he was a bed wetter and had a small penis. That's when he managed to grab a knife stabbed Paula in the back, hands, and left eye before she staggered down the street for help. She soon collapsed and died from all the blood loss before medics arrived.
To make matters worse, John had threatened Paula weeks before with a knife when he also came home in a drunken stupor. His lawyer says that the man regrets what he did and knows that it was wrong. He told police that he "just lost it" when he committed the grisly act.
I can't believe this man was drunk and angry enough to do something so awful! This is not only outrageous but disrespectful as he was married to this woman for so many years. This is the horrendous way he chose to end things when they could have gone about it civilly. I hope Paula's family gets justice in court after the brutal way she was killed. My thoughts are with them and the rest of her loved ones.
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