A Pennsylvania lady is in jail on tried homicide costs after stabbing her husband over his use of medical marijuana. Adams County Assistant District Attorney Miranda Blazek introduced the allegations towards Palma A. Conrad, 70, in a press launch on Tuesday. Conrad is charged with tried homicide, tried murder, and two counts of aggravated assault.
“It is alleged that Conrad stabbed her husband multiple times in the chest, face, neck, and mouth intending to kill him,” Blazek stated.
According to a police affidavit filed by Officer Anthony Gilberto of the Littlestown Police Department on Monday, Conrad stabbed her husband, Richard Conrad, due to his want to use medical marijuana, saying she was “sick of it.”
Gilberto had responded to a 911 name from the Conrads’ home and as he arrived noticed Mrs. Conrad exiting the house with a black eye and blood on her arms, arms, and face. She informed Gilberto she had stabbed her husband, who was inside the home, in accordance to the police grievance. Mrs. Conrad was taken into custody and positioned in a police automotive.
Upon getting into the house, police discovered the sufferer mendacity on the lounge flooring coated in blood. He informed police he had been sleeping in a chair when his spouse stabbed him. When police requested Mr. Conrad how his spouse acquired the black eye, he stated that he had punched her within the face after she stabbed him. Emergency medical providers then arrived and Mr. Conrad was transported by helicopter to the hospital and is reported to be in secure situation.
Police discovered a pair of scissors, a steak knife, and a butcher knife that had apparently been utilized by Mrs. Conrad within the assault.
“All three were covered in blood,” Gilberto wrote.
Woman Admits Attacking Husband
Police interviewed Mrs. Conrad on the scene. She advised Gilberto that she and her husband had argued over his use of medical marijuana. Mrs. Conrad stated she turned indignant after which attacked her husband whereas he sat in his chair. Mrs. Conrad said she didn’t know if he was asleep or awake.
“I got a knife and stabbed him,” Conrad advised Gilberto.
Mrs. Conrad stated the knife “bounced” and she or he misplaced it. Mr. Conrad then “came after” and punched her. Mrs. Conrad then scratched and stabbed her husband’s face once more. Mr. Conrad then advised her to name 911 as a result of he was dying, so she did.
Mrs. Conrad was additionally taken for medical remedy earlier than being interviewed once more by police. She repeated that she was upset over her husband’s use of medical marijuana, saying she was “sick of it.”
She additionally admitted that the thought of killing her husband had “rattled around” in her head for a few month. She additionally informed police that she was disenchanted to study her husband was nonetheless alive.
Palma Conrad was arraigned on Monday and is being held in Adams County Prison in lieu of a $100,000 bail bond. She has a preliminary listening to scheduled for November 7.