Published On: Wed, Aug 24th, 2016

Russian Woman Spends 4 Months Trying to Revive Husband with Holy Water

Russian Woman Spends 4 Months Trying to Revive Husband with Holy Water

Unable to cope with the death of her husband, a Russian woman reportedly spent at least four months trying to bring him back t life with the help of holy water and prayer. The unnamed 76-year-old retired therapist from the central district of Volgograd stunned police investigators when she said she didn’t report the death of her 87-year-old husband because she believed she could revive him by sprinkling holy water on his body and reading prayers. The woman’s bizarre secret was revealed on August 12, when she accidentally flooded the apartment below, and a neighbor forced his way into her home to turn off the water. He found the almost completely mummified of her husband laying on the living-room couch and immediately notified the police. Forensic pathologists determined that the man had been dead for four to six months, but found no traces of violence on his body and concluded he had died of natural causes. During questioning, neighbors of the elderly couple said that they did sense a strange smell coming out of their apartment for a while, but didn’t think anything of it. Also, the man had suffered a serious injury to his leg in 2015 and had been confined to a bed since then, so the only one who knew about his condition was his wife. To make sure no one interfered with her plans to revive the deceased, the woman would tell anyone asking about her husband that he was doing good but was to tired to see guests. Even the couple’s children were kept in the dark and asked not to visit, because the two of them wer…

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