STAR­TLING

DIS­COV­ERY

that's life (Australia) - - Crime Special -

Aman from Luzino, a small Siberian vil­lage, was plant­ing pota­toes in his back­yard ear­lier this year when he un­earthed a hu­man skull.

In shock, the pan­icked man ran to get his wife.

Cool as a cu­cum­ber, she told him, ‘Don’t worry – it’s my first hus­band.’

The 60-year-old woman ex­plained that 21 years ear­lier her hus­band, 52, had c ome home drunk and abu­sive.

When he hit her, she’d killed him with an axe.

Need­ing to dis­pose of the body, she chopped him up and buried him in the veg­etable gar­den.

She then told peo­ple he’d gone off to work and she had never seen him again.

‘Bury the re­mains and for­get about it,’ she in­structed her stunned, cur­rent hus­band.

But the man went to the po­lice, who dug up the gar den and found even more bones.

The Rus­sian In­ves­tiga­tive Com­mit­tee con­firmed that the woman con­fessed to the mur­der, even oblig­ing them with a re-en­act­ment of how she dis­mem­bered the body.

Dur­ing the in­ves­ti­ga­tion the woman was placed un­der house ar­rest and is now fac­ing a max­i­mum 10-year pri­son sen­tence.

Po­lice dis­cov­ered even more bones

The woman was calm when she con­fessed

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