A Very Unconvincing Liar Tells Police a Ghost Beat His Wife Up


Last week, police were called the Wisconsin home of Michael West and his wife Rebecca in response to a domestic disturbance. When they got there, they found an upset Rebecca, who was "crying very hard and was bleeding out of her nose." She told the cops that her husband had punched her and strangled her until she lost her vision, after they'd had a fight about money.

When police asked Michael for his version of events, he first said that his wife had fallen and injured her face. But then, when they pressed him about how she got the marks on her neck, he decided an abrupt change of story was in order. And so he came out with what must have been the most logical explanation he could think of: "A ghost did it." Sure, why not? I can't tell you how many times I've just been walking along, minding my own business, when a ghost comes out of nowhere and starts strangling me... Naturally, the police didn't fall for his tall tale, and he was promptly arrested.

Wisconsin man says ghost beat his wife [NYDN]

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