An Oregon woman has been accused of murdering her husband and wrote an essay about how to do it years before he was killed. Nancy Crampton-Brophy was married to her chef husband, Daniel Brophy, for 27 years before he was found fatally shot twice in a test kitchen at the Oregon Culinary Institute on June 2, A murder that she believed would free her from the grips of financial despair and enter a life of financial security and adventure," Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill said, per the documents. Prosecutors had provided the new evidence to argue against a motion on Tuesday asking to move Crampton-Brophy out of jail to home detention because she is at high-risk for the coronavirus. Underhill revealed detectives spoke with the couple's acquaintances and discovered Crampton-Brophy wanted to sell the couple's belongings and travel the world, but thought she would not be able to convince her husband. After Brophy's death, Crampton-Brophy provided the police with a Glock gun she said the couple had purchased at a gun show.
Novelist who wrote How To Murder Your Husband charged with murdering husband
"How To Murder Your Husband" Writer Accused Of Murdering Husband
An Oregon woman accused of murdering her husband has been found to have written an essay on how to do it years prior. Nancy Crampton-Brophy, a self-published romance novelist, was married to Daniel Brophy for 27 years before he was found dead at the Oregon Culinary Institute on June 2, The chef was found with two bullet wounds, and investigators believe year-old Nancy murdered him in a bid to get her hands on their life insurance payout. Nancy Brophy planned and carried out what she believed was the perfect murder.
'How To Murder Your Husband' author accused of killing spouse to get a $1.1million insurance payout
His wife, who authored romance and mystery novels, also wrote a blog on WordPress about killing a spouse that was posted on the website See Jane Publish. Nancy Crampton Brophy, 68, was arrested last week for the June 2 murder of her husband, Daniel Brophy. The essay lists a number of motives that would drive a wife to kill her husband, including financial incentives, infidelity, and abusive behavior. A screenshot of the essay is seen above.
Nancy Crampton-Brophy is accused of murdering her husband, Dan Brophy. She has pleaded not guilty to the murder charge against her. Her attorneys have argued that Crampton-Brophy, 69, who is being held without bail in the Multnomah County Detention Center, should be released and transferred to a guest house because her health is at risk because of the coronavirus, the Oregonian reports. Crampton-Brophy, a self-published romance novelist who sold Medicare and life insurance policies, is accused of killing her husband Dan Brophy , an instructor at the Oregon Culinary Institute, in June of Nancy Brophy planned and carried out what she believed was the perfect murder.