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Murder Suspect Says Dead Wife's Voice Drove Him to Confess

OMSK — A Siberian man confessed to killing his wife because he was so worried that he could still hear her talking to him from beyond the grave that he sought medical attention, local investigators said Monday.

In a fit of jealousy, the 50-year-old man who lives in the Omsk region reportedly beat his wife, 47, so severely that she subsequently died of her injuries. According to local police reports, he then buried her body in a vegetable plot, but several days later he started hearing her voice.

The suspect then sought medical attention, and, after listening to his grisly tale, the medical professional called the police.

A criminal case has been opened on murder charges. The suspect could be jailed for up to 15 years if convicted.

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