Author of 'How to Murder Your Husband' Accused of Murdering Her Husband

Evarado Alatorre
Setiembre 15, 2018

The seven-year-old essay was first spotted by Oregon Live.

Nancy Crampton Brophy, 68, published the 700-word treatise in 2011 on the website See Jane Publish, The Oregonian/OregonLive reported.

A woman accused of gunning down her chef husband is a self-published romance writer who once penned an essay titled How to Murder Your Husband. He was found gravely wounded in the kitchen of the school on June 2. In this case, the opposite is clearly true.

Her other works also dealt with murder. My husband and best friend, Chef Dan Brophy was killed yesterday morning.

In the blog post, Crampton-Brophy gives the pros and cons of particular motives and methods for getting away with murder.

The 63-year-old Brophy was found shot to death inside the Oregon Culinary Institute in Portland.

After his murder, Crampton Brophy wrote on Facebook that she was "struggling to make sense of this right now". In a press conference that day, police said that they were investigating the death as a homicide and that they had no immediate suspects.

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On Thursday (local time), prosecutors and Crampton Brophy's defense attorney said little as the defendant was brought before a judge to hear the charges against her.

In the eerily titled essay "How to Murder Your Husband", Crampton Brophy wrote about, well, how to get away with murdering your husband.

She wrote: "I find it is easier to wish people dead than to actually kill them".

Portland, Oregon-based romance novelist Nancy Crampton-Brophy has written a series of books based on forbidden relationships where "wrong never felt so right". "She recalled him saying, "'Yes, but I'm making hors d'oeuvres'.

On her marriage, she writes: "Like all marriages, we've had our ups and downs, more good times than bad".

"Divorce is expensive, and do you really want to split your possessions", she asked in a section about financial motives.

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