When a person feels for his or her life may be in danger, difficult decisions must be made in a fraction of a second under a great deal of stress. In some situations, the best decision is to fight back to protect oneself. Unfortunately, the events leading up to the death of a man in Minnesota following a domestic incident are unclear, even though his wife now faces criminal charges.
The incident happened one evening on a day in late May. According to reports, a 51-year-old woman called police, apparently reporting that there had been a domestic dispute at her home and her 53-year-old husband was injured. Police say that when they arrived on the scene, they discovered the unconscious man.
The man had reportedly suffered injuries to his upper body. Unfortunately, he passed away after being transported to the hospital. The medical examiner claims he died as a result of blunt force trauma to his head.
Unfortunately, there are many unanswered questions regarding the incident in Minnesota, including what led to the man’s injuries and if it is possible that the woman felt that her life was in danger. Despite this, she must now cope with the possibility of criminal charges. During a period of what is likely filled with stress, she must now make decisions that have the potential of impacting the rest of her life. Fortunately, there are experienced criminal defense attorneys who can help guide her throughout the process, ensuring that she has the necessary information to make informed decisions regarding the direction her case will follow.