Drum faces a preliminary hearing March 8.
TARENTUM, PA. –
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She told police she took a shower “to rinse off” and then put her bloody clothes in a laundry basket before calling police, according to the documents.
No attorney information was listed in online court documents. Teresa Drum was charged Tuesday with criminal homicide and was being held without bail at the Allegheny County Jail.
The couple’s two children were in the house at the time but were unhurt, said Frazer police Chief Terry Kuhns. He wouldn’t give their ages, but said they are now with family members.
During police questioning later, she told officers she drank seven beers and her husband was insulting her and cursing her cooking. She said they wound up in the bedroom, where her husband pulled the gun from a holster and she put her finger on the trigger and it went off, court documents said.
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His wife, 38-year-old Teresa Drum, told officers her husband shot himself after they argued about the burnt casserole and over the fact that she drank his last beer. She said he shot himself as she called 911.
Police say there was no gun in Dennis Drum’s hand in that photo and it was taken 11 minutes before the 911 call was made. The friend told her to call authorities. She showed paramedics the cellphone photo she took of his body, claiming she sent it to a friend because she didn’t know what to do.
28, 2017, with criminal homicide after police say she fatally shot her husband Dennis Drum Sr. (Allegheny County Police Department via AP) This photo provided by the Allegheny County Police Department in Pittsburgh shows Teresa Drum of Frazer Township, Pa., charged Tuesday, Feb. 27, then took a cellphone photo of his body and showered before calling 911. on Monday, Feb.
Police in Pennsylvania say a woman fatally shot her husband after arguing about a casserole she burned, then took a photo of the body, texted it to a friend and showered before calling 911.
lying dead on a bed with a gun in his hand and a gunshot wound to the forehead, the Tribune-Review reported. According to court records, Frazer police responding to the call Monday night found 42-year-old Dennis Drum Sr.