Oklahoma man gets 10 years for giving sick wife fatal dose of meth
Charley S. Guess, 31, of Kansas, OK, pleaded no contest to a reduced charge of first-degree manslaughter in Delaware County District Court in the death of Gidget Marie Cryer Guess.
JAY — A Delaware County man was sentenced to 10 years for giving his sick wife a fatal dose of methamphetamine because he was tired of taking care of her, court officials said Monday.
Charley S. Guess, 31, of Kansas, OK, pleaded no contest to a reduced charge of first-degree manslaughter Friday in Delaware County District Court in the death of Gidget Marie Cryer Guess. He also was fined $1,500 and required to register as a violent crime offender, records show. He was scheduled to go to trial Oct. 15, court records show.
Gidget Guess, 35, died Dec. 29, 2009, from atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease exacerbated by methamphetamine, according to an autopsy report.
Guess, who was incarcerated in the summer of 2011 in Delaware County jail on drug charges, told an inmate he talked his wife into smoking methamphetamine with him on the night of her death, according to an arrest affidavit. He told the inmate his wife had “had this disease and that he figured if he bought some dope and got his wife to smoke some dope with him, that she would die.”
Guess said “he was tired of his wife and getting to the point he did not like her anymore ... he just wanted her to go away,” the affidavit states.
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