A man made up a story about killing a hitchhiker and burying the body in the woods in an effort to persuade his wife to leave him, authorities said.I think I see the problem. He is nuts, and she is a backstabber.
Teddy Claire Akin, 28, of Ocala, was charged Tuesday with making a false report and petit theft. He was being held without bail.
Akin's wife, Felicia, called the Marion County Sheriff's Office Monday to report that her husband had told her that he killed a hitchhiker, authorities said. ...
Akin eventually told investigators that he was going through a divorce and had hoped the murder story would make his wife leave him...
Wednesday, August 03, 2005
Man tells wife phony hitchhiker story