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Man to Plead Guilty to Murdering Wife

Man to Plead Guilty to Murdering Wife

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(KSL News) A Layton man accused of murdering his wife will plead guilty to the charges against him.

Lawyers for Richard Stuart Carlson say he will plead guilty to one count of first-degree felony murder as part of a deal with prosecutors. In exchange they will drop a charge of obstructing justice.

Man to Plead Guilty to Murdering Wife

Carlson is accused of smothering his wife with a pillow two years ago and then putting her in the bathtub to make it appear she accidentally drowned.

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