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Lawyer: Man tried to kill ailing wife to end her suffering<
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CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (AP) - The lawyer for an 88-year-old man charged with attempting to kill his ailing wife in a western New York nursing home says his client wanted to end his spouse's suffering.
Police in the Buffalo suburb of Cheektowaga (cheek-tuh-WAH'-guh) say Martin Turkiewicz (TURK'-uh-witz) walked into his wife's room at the nursing home last Saturday and hit Rita Turkiewicz in the head with a ...