Skip to comments.Pastor charged with killing second wife now under investigation over death of the first 12 years ago
Posted on 02/01/2012 1:02:04 PM PST by Cronos
A pastor charged with killing his second wife is now also being investigated for murdering his first wife, authorities have revealed.
Arthur Schirmer, 63, former pastor of Reeders United Methodist Church in Jackson Township, Pennsylvania, is awaiting trial over the death of his second wife Betty Jean in July 2008.
His first wife, Jewel Schirmer, died in Hershey Medical Center in April 1999 after apparently falling down the stairs and hitting her head
..In the death of his second wife, he said he was driving Betty to Pocono Medical Center on July 15, 2008, when she awoke complaining of jaw pain and she had removed her seat belt to get comfortable.
He claimed a deer ran into the road and he swerved to avoid it, crashing into the guide rail and causing Betty to hit her head against the windshield.
Police later said the damage to the car was too minor to have caused an injury that produced as much blood as paramedics found in the car....
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Anyone who could get a jury to buy this should be able to sell God to the most ardent atheist.
Did I miss this in the American papers? Or is only the UK papers who have most of the stories which concern us?
satan got this guy