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Man Tries to Kill Wife With Garbage Bag, Stun Gun: Police

Police said a man tried to kill his wife of 28 years by using a garbage bag and a stun gun.

A Deerfield Beach man is behind bars after police said he tried to kill his wife by suffocating her with a garbage bag while she was sleeping.

Police said John Talbot, 65, tried to kill his wife of 28 years, 62-year-old Nadette Talbot, Saturday after 10 p.m. at their home at 5249 West Lakes Drive in Deerfield Beach.

According to an arrest report, John Talbot stunned his wife in the neck several times with a stun gun in order to incapacitate her while she was sleeping. He then placed a white garbage bag against her face and tried to suffocate her, the report said.

Police said Nadette Talbot was able to fight against him and stop the attack.

John Talbot was charged with attempted first-degree murder. It is unclear if he has an attorney or what caused the attack.

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