- Associated Press - Friday, May 23, 2014

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire man faces a possible life sentence after pleading guilty to stabbing his wife to death at their Manchester home.

WMUR reports (https://bit.ly/1p0KySa ) that 54-year-old John Hogarty pleaded guilty Friday to second-degree murder in the death of his 46-year-old wife, Michelle Hogarty, in May 2013.

Michelle Hogarty died of multiple stab and slash wounds to the neck. Her husband was initially charged with first-degree murder.

The couple was married about 10 years and had a son, who was home when his mother was killed.

The station reports that prosecutors did not offer a motive for the killing.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide