Elderly El Paso man accused of killing terminally ill wife

An elderly El Paso man is accused of shooting and killing his wife of more than 60 years who was terminally ill, KFOX14 reports.

Nelson Harvey, 91, has been charged with murder in the death of his wife, 93-year-old Evelyn Harvey.

On Sunday morning, Nelson told employees at the retirement center where he and his wife lived that he had shot Evelyn because he was tired of her suffering. Nelson handed over the gun he used to the employees.

Police later arrested Nelson, and he remains in jail under a $25,000 bond.

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