Oklahoma woman arrested after allegedly staging husband’s suicide

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BROKEN ARROW, Okla. – An Oklahoma woman was arrested after allegedly staging her husband’s suicide.

Around 9:30 p.m. on Monday, police were called to reports of a suicide at a Broken Arrow home.

According to the Tulsa Worldthe wife of a 69-year-old man told police she found her husband with a gunshot wound to the head.

However, as authorities looked over the scene, evidence suggested the suicide was staged, the newspaper reports.

Investigators say they eventually learned the wife had shot her husband to death.

She also allegedly told her two adult daughters about the shooting hours before telling police.

The woman is currently in police custody at a local hospital where she is being treated for medical issues.

One of her daughters has also been arrested on suspicion of being an accessory after the fact.

The other daughter has not been located, the Tulsa World reports.

No names have been released at this time.

Authorities are still investigating.

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