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Murder on the High Seas?

Murder on the high seas? A commercial angler claims his wife fell off their boat. It is dangerous out there for sure.

If you do not know it already, commercial fishing is the most dangerous - or one of the most dangerous - way in the world to make a living. We watch commercial fishing stories because you can bet that some really good ones show up once in a while, and since we all make our living on or around or about the water, we are all part of the same industrial affinity group(s).

This is from the Associated Press, and it's about a murder investigation. The crime scene in this case is a commercial fishing boat. It seems the guy's wife fell off, and the prosecutor in the case ain't buying it. The case has been postponed. If the angler is not guilty, may he get through this. If he pushed her over?

Dangerous Commercial Fishing

Commercial fishing is one of the most dangerous ways in the world to make a living, and that's when nobody is around pushing you off the deck. This is an interesting story from the Associated Press.

You make the call. Here's the whole story from US News and World Report:

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A preliminary hearing for a Pennsylvania man charged with killing his wife after claiming she fell overboard on his fishing boat has been postponed from Monday until July 31.

Forty-eight-year-old Christopher Leclair, of Albion, remains in the Erie County jail on a homicide charge in the death of 51-year-old Karen Leclair.

 



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