Florida Woman, 72, dies after husband pushes her down stairs

U.S. & World

NORTH PORT, Fla. (WFLA) – North Port police say a 72-year-old has died after her husband pushed her down the stairs.

The incident occurred in Gran Paradiso on Saturday at about 8:30 p.m. 

The woman, who police did not identify, had been taking care of her 76-year-old husband “who suffers from the infirmities of aging,” when he pushed her down the stairs, police said.

The woman was taken to the hospital to be treated for her injuries. She died the following day.

Police said the husband was also hospitalized for healthcare needs.

Further information was not immediately available.

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