An Iowa City woman, 43, has been charged with homicide after a pitiless crime concerning her 49-year old husband, who she had recent learned had been having an affair with a much younger woman.
According to detectives, she made the buy after finding out her husband was cheating.
“The woman was enraged to find out her husband had been having an affair for several years with a 24-year old woman he’d met through an online ‘sugar daddy’ dating website,” said police. “A search of her computer reveals she purchased a small quantity of plastic explosives from a site on the dark web. We believe that she drugged her husband with sleeping pills to sedate him so she could put her plan into action.”
It is said that the woman inserted the plastic explosives into the rectal of her dormant husband, prior to setting them off with a remote.
Investigators unearthed a webcam in the debris which they presume she used to witness her husband explode.
The husband instantly died in the explosion which was so loud a neighbor in an adjacent house called 911, leading investigators to the messy scene. The widow’s name is being squelched until the man’s next of kin has been notified.
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