Famous author Nancy Crampton Brophy was found guilty of fatally shooting her husband, Daniel Brophy.
The author of the book “How to Murder Your Husband” seems to have put her theory into effect on her own husband. According to reports, she received a life sentence for her crimes.
‘How to Murder Your Husband’ Author Found Guilty of Murdering Her Husband
The author of the book How to Murder Your Husband lists five potential motives for a wife to murder her husband. She stated in the book that a husband may receive the death penalty for situations involving money, as well as if he was caught cheating on his devoted wife.
The author said that a husband may be assassinated for being an abuser or for falling in love with someone else.
Last but not least, the novelist claimed that the primary reason for killing your husband might also be to slake your craving for blood and knowledge since it might be your career.
The prosecutor’s findings indicate that the author’s actions must have been motivated by the first factor, which is ultimately monetary gain. According to legend, Nancy Crampton murdered her 64-year-old husband for cash.
In one of her articles, she admitted that she had been plotting the murder while carefully considering all of its potential outcomes.
Soon after Daniel passed away, Nancy was detained and sentenced to life in jail. Only after spending 25 long years in a dungeon can her parole be contemplated.
She made every effort to change, yet she was unsuccessful in doing so.
In the 1990s, when Daniel was the author’s teacher at the Oregon Culinary Institute, the former couple first met there. Later, in 1999, the couple wed.
The author of Wrong Brother believed that her life was pretty murky from the start, in contrast to the lives of her fictional pals, who always had happy endings and correct beginnings.
Nancy Brophy remembers Daniel as the most ideal man she had ever encountered, even though she cannot pinpoint the exact moment when she first fell in love with him.
She also mentioned in another blog that the ex-lives couple’s had more happy moments than unhappy ones. For each of them, it was their second marriage.
The author’s husband was discovered dead in the kitchen at the Oregon Culinary Institute, where he had been a longtime tutor.
The body was discovered while the institute’s students were arriving for classes in the early morning. The instructor died at the scene of the crime since it was already too late to save him.
At Daniel’s burial, which was attended by over 100 mourners, the killer Nancy approached the crowd and said that Daniel was one of the most devoted persons she had ever met.
Until a few days after the scene, the police department was in the dark. Later, the focus of the inquiry shifted to the well-known author, which caused the case to go viral across the country.