Police: Man Killed Wife So She Wouldn't Be Burden

(Phoenix, AZ)  --  Phoenix police say a man charged with murdering his wife did it so she wouldn't be a burden on the family.  Police responded to a call at a home near 16th Street and Union Hills Drive Monday morning, where Jonathan Conaway told them he killed his wife.  According to court documents, Conaway believed his wife had become a burden since suffering a stroke and killed her so their children wouldn't have to take care of her.  He told police he'd lost his job two weeks ago, adding to the family's financial hardship.

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