A champion arm wrestler from Worcester has been convicted in the death of his wife, who jumped out of a window to escape him. Allen Stilkey, 41, was convicted Monday of manslaughter. His wife, Lisa, jumped from a second-floor window of their home in February during what authorities said was a violent argument. Prosecutors said that Stilkey threatened to kill his wife and that he had recently taken out a $250,000 life insurance policy on her. Stilkey’s lawyer maintains his client was not responsible for his wife’s death. The Worcester Telegram & Gazette reported that both sides agree that the couple were having marital and financial problems, and that the fight began after they had been drinking heavily. (AP)
Worcester arm wrestler convicted in wife’s death
| Associated Press December 11, 2012
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