Man says he killed wife to end her suffering from illness

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PHOENIX – A man was arrested for murder after allegedly killing his terminally-ill wife.

Sanford Garfinkel, 51, was arrested in Tucson on Thursday. He reportedly called police in the morning and said he killed his 56-year-old wife.

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Garfinkel told authorities he did it to end her suffering. He then tried to kill himself by trying to take a bunch of pills. He survived the suicide attempt and now faces first-degree murder.