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Published:July 7th, 2011 09:37 EST
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Dude Builds Electric Chair To Kill His Wife

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Andrew Castle, 61, was so furious at the crumbling of his 18 year marriage he planned to rig a metal armchair to the mains - and invited wife Margaret in `for a chat.``

Castle asked unwitting Margaret to sit in the chair so he could knock her her out with a cosh and throw on the switch. Read More

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Margaret got off the homemade electric chair, and a physical struggle ensued. The fight carried on outside the house, and a passerby called the police. 

The jilted husband then tried to kill himself by slashing his wrists with a knife. Why didn`t the enraged husband return to the garage, and kill himself on his electric chair? He did all that work for nothing.

It`s too bad you don`t get the chair for attempted murder in Britain?

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