Man stabbed wife to supposedly «cure», was obsessed with «American psycho»

Unexpected circumstances emerged in the case of 29-year-old Matthew Phelps from North Carolinawho killed his wife.

We will remind, on the night of September 1, 2017 the man called 911 to report the death of his wife Lauren.

According to Phelps, he woke up in the night, and his wife wasn’t there. Turning on the light, he saw that Lauren was laying on the floor in a puddle of blood, and on the bed next to him — a knife.

Describing to the dispatcher the situation, the man crying admitted that he had taken an antihistamine — Coricidin Cough & Cold, which, in his opinion, and could be the cause of the tragedy: in the evening Phelps overdosing.

However, everything turned out quite differently. First, no medical examiner has not recognized the fact that, taking even a large dose of Coricidin Cough & Cold, a person can fall into a subhuman state. Second, the detectives, after examining the computer data of the murderer, revealed a possible motive for the crime.

As it turned out, Phelps account in Instagram was Packed footage from the movie American psycho, whose protagonist is a serial killer. Found and there is a photo of Matthew dressed as the hero of the film. In addition, in correspondence with one of the followers, he admitted that «it would be interesting — to kill someone«.

Detectives learned and that the couple had financial problems: Matthew literally littered with money, because of what Lauren was going to leave him.

If Phelps wine is proven, in North Carolina it is waiting for the death penalty or life imprisonment.

Matthew James Phelps and his wife Ashley Lauren-Nicole Phelps pictures,he stab his wife 123 times

— infowe (@infowe) April 3, 2018