Harrisburg – A Pennsylvania lady allegedly murdered her partner and burned his naked overall body on the porch.
Evelyn Zigerelli-Henderson (66) and Carmen Henderson († 84) were married for close to 30 a long time. She experienced worked as a courtroom clerk as a young woman and afterwards ran for political business office a selection of situations. He was a retired deputy sheriff.
The police push launch mentioned officers were termed to the couple’s household at 5 a.m. to investigate a loss of life. Evelyn Zigerelli-Henderson herself dialed the emergency selection – albeit with a hold off, as she later on admitted but could not reveal.
When investigators questioned her about her husband’s loss of life, she transformed her assertion numerous occasions: to start with she claimed that he had fully commited suicide. She then claimed he accidentally established himself on fire soon after using tobacco a cigarette on the porch. The 66-year-old turned far more and a lot more entangled in contradictions.
Also, when examining the entire body, coroners found fly larvae in the victim’s mouth and nose, indicating the male had been useless for a when. The specific result in of loss of life has not nevertheless been introduced.
According to authorities, the pair was in debt. The alleged killer said that she put in all her financial savings on vacations and wellness services these kinds of as day spas. They were also lacking $40,000 for a 2nd mortgage loan – and the couple’s residence was at risk of currently being confiscated. Zigerelli-Henderson also outlined her husband’s $10,000 existence insurance policies coverage.
Now Zigerelli-Henderson has been charged with murder, aggravated arson and arson resulting in loss of life. She is remaining held in the Dauphin County jail – she was denied bail. A hearing is scheduled for Thursday.