Woman Accused of Slitting Her Husband’s Throat

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - Apparently there was some big trouble in a Midland couple's marriage.

One woman is accused of slitting her husband's throat then blaming it on him.

Police say 57-year-old Debra McMillen told them her husband had cut his own throat trying to commit suicide.

But as he was being taken to the hospital, he was able to tell officers it wasn't him.

Officers say he was in such bad shape though that he couldn't say who did it.

McMillan was questioned.

Police say she changed the suicide story to he cut himself shaving.

After an investigation, McMillan again changed her story and admitted to cutting her husband during a fight.