David Messenger

Wife-killer Receives Conditional ReleaseConditional release has been granted to a man committed to a state hospital after being acquitted by reason of insanity of fatally bludgeoning his wife and captured on 911 audio tape.
Board Considers Release Of Chaplin Wife Killer A state psychiatric board heard testimony Friday on whether it should allow some limited freedom to a man who was found not guilty by reason of insanity for beating his pregnant wife to death in front of their 5-year-old son in 1998.
State Board Considers Release of Wife Killer
Slain Chaplin Woman's Family Files Suit, Seeks To Keep Killer In State CustodyThe family of a Chaplin woman killed by her mentally ill husband in 1998, has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to keep him at Connecticut Valley Hospital.
Review Board Considers Whether Psychiatric Patient Who Killed Wife Should Be ReleasedOfficials who oversee Connecticut's only maximum-security hospital for the criminally insane are considering releasing a former Chaplin man who beat his pregnant wife to death in 1998 to a community treatment center.