Horace Verbermockle's Death And Suicide Case Study

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If you found a loved one unconscious and collapsed on the bathroom floor, wouldn’t you call 911? Mrs. Verbermockle said that she found her husband on the bathroom floor unconscious. She also said that he slipped on a bar of soap on his way out of the shower. Mrs. Verbermockle’s description of what happened may sound convincing, but the crime scene does not match her description. After the family doctor arrived, he declared Mr. Verbermocle dead due to blunt force trauma to the back of the head. The doctor’s testimony further proves the fact that Mrs. Verbermockle is withholding the truth. Although Mr. Verbermockle’s death may appear to be accidental, the evidence overwhelmingly suggests that Mrs. Verbermockle murdered him in cold blood. …show more content…
V suffered blunt force trauma to the head. When the doctor got to the scene as depicted, he “pronounced Horace Verbermockle dead as the result of a fracture at the rear of his skull.”. This means that Mrs. V strangled him to death with the twisted, mangled up towel belonging to Mrs. V. When Mrs. V walked into the bathroom, Mr. V did not think anything of his wife walking in but we also found footprints coming out of the shower indicating that she was in there possibly setting the scene to make it look like he slipped. That also helps us to believe that he was strangled or choked to death by his wife. While he was in the bathroom he could have seen Mrs. V coming into to bathroom, which is completely normal for your wife to be in the bathroom at the same time the husband is, so he could have not thought that she was coming in there to murder him. The strangling explains the blanket covering Mr. V; she was trying to hide the strangling marks on his neck. The toothbrush in his hand further suggests he did not have time to fight …show more content…
Any loving wife would call 911 if she found her husband unconscious on the bathroom floor. Not Mrs. Verbermockle. Although Mr. Verbermockle’s death may appear to be accidental, the evidence overwhelmingly suggests that Mrs. Verbermockle murdered him in cold blood. Mrs. Verbermockle’s reaction to her husband’s “emergency” is highly suspicious. Worse yet, her statements to the doctor do not coincide with the evidence found at the scene. In fact, the doctor’s discovery of a violent injury to Mr. Verbermockle’s head suggests that he was murdered, most likely by his wife. Given all of the evidence, the district attorney is advised to press murder one charges against Mrs. Verbermockle, with the recommendation of life in

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