I believe there’s some laws that need to be changed,” Shanahan said. That’s because he qualifies for what’s called shock probation. But the prosecution painted a different picture in court Wednesday. On April 22, Russ interviewed Whitehead again. September 29, at 5:

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On March 26,Whitehead called from his apartment at Bonnyville Boulevard about the possible accidental overdose of his year-old wife. The woman stated she saved a file on her laptop about their chat. New court documents are shedding a revealing light on what led investigators to file murder charges. Both the prosecution – and the victim’s family – believe Whitehead crossed the lines by trying to play doctor. Both sides pleaded their case and gave strong testimony, but in the end, no one really came away with what they wanted.

This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. On July 29, a friend of Whitehead’s told police that Whitehead confided in her that he could get charged with murder. Discovery documents detail murder charges filed against EMT.

I’m just grateful that he was granted the hearing because we didn’t think he’d be granted the hearing,” Davis said. On Wednesday while he asked the judge for probation, he claimed it was to help his late wife Ashley deal with her Crohn’s disease. It all played out in a courtroom once and both sides are back at it again.


Prosecutors say in MarchWhitehead called from his apartment claiming Ashley was a victim of an accidental overdose.

Under it, certain first time offenders can plea down from their current jail or prison time to go on probation. One stated to Russ, that Whitehead pulled out a knife at work and told people his wife “didn’t love him anymore and he should go kill his wife or kill himself.

She told police Whitehead would come up from behind, grab her breasts and say “he would kill his wife to be with her.

We know that Michael didn’t do this alone. After a year in jail, EMT asks for probation in wife’s murder. In the couple’s residence, police found a prescription bottle for Dilaudid for Ashley, but all pills were gone.

But Michael’s mother says his only intention was love. He’s served less than a year for the crime, and he could soon be a free man.

Former EMT charged with murder takes plea deal

Michael Whithead pleaded guilty to reckless homicide and to stealing drugs and IV’s from his work. He will be sentenced February Whitehead pled guilty after a prosecutors agreed to drop murder and wjitehead endangerment charges. Through his attorney, Don Major, Whitehead said he accepted the plea deal to spare family members the pain of a trial, not because he is guilty.


But within ten days, both families will whiteheqd the judge’s decision. Michael Whitehead agreed to a year sentence Thursday for an amended charge of reckless homicide in the death of his year-old wife, Ashley. That’s because he qualifies for what’s called shock probation. We know that Michael loves Ashley still.

Former EMT charged with murder takes plea deal

December 17, at The coroner discovered needle marks on Ashley Whitehead’s feet and arms and said she died whiitehead a lethal combination of Phenegran and Hydrocodone. The plea saves the families the grief of going through a trial, but they told us the outcome is still bittersweet. The families are dealing with those emotions for the second time this year, after the plea initial deal in February. Besides reckless homicide, Whitehead emy to plead guilty to theft charges and practicing medicine without a license.

In the spring ofMichael Whitehead was sentenced to 12 years behind bars for that crime. Judge Maze only heard the case Wednesday, and given all the circumstances, he wanted to wait before making a ruling.