Donald McNeely sat on the couch next to his sleeping wife. For two hours he held a gun in his hand, contemplating what she’d asked of him….[Snohomish County Superior Court Judge Thomas] Wynne found that the defendant doesn’t pose a significant risk to the community and that his intentions were thought to be humanitarian, not criminal. Additionally, the victim to a significant degree was a willing participant in the incident, the judge concluded.
“Bothell man gets 2 years for slaying terminally ill wife”
February 1, 2013