A farmer was arguing at his dairy farm with a woman who completely lost control over her temper. She stabbed him with a pitchfork and shot him in the head with a .22 caliber rifle before burying him in manure.
The worst part about the entire ordeal was that children lost their father in such a horrific way and it was their mother who pleaded guilty to committing the murder.
She looks similar to someone else we know…
In court last Thursday, District Attorney Donald O’Geen said Mess then tied her husband’s hands and feet with bailing wire.
She then used an electric feed cart to drag his body to another part of the barn, where she scooped it up with another piece of equipment and drove it to the manure pile.
The mother of the victim’s children had hoped the body would quickly decompose and never be found, the prosecutor said.
One of the victim’s sons reported him missing, setting off a seven-hour search that ended when the body was found about 100 yards from the couple’s home.
Mess had appeared to join the search, saddling her horse and riding around the farm, O’Geen said.
‘This sentence will not bring Doug back to his family but at least it will keep his killer away from society for a very long time,’ O’Geen said in a statement.
‘The family will now go forward remembering Doug as a hardworking, gentle and kind man who was always there for his family and community.’
The victim’s sister Laura Scott and a family friend spoke in court.
It is hard for kids to deal with their parents separating let alone one dying. Then you tack on the added bonus of one murdering the other and you have an entire mess of family problems that can be hard to unravel. I hope the best for these poor kids in this situation.
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