KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — A Malaysian court docket sentenced an American man to loss of life by hanging for killing his ex-wife, however the man will attraction Tuesday’s ruling on the grounds that he acted in self-defense.
Lawyer Okay.A. Ramu stated the Excessive Courtroom discovered his consumer, 63-year-old Gerald Wayne Mickelson, responsible of homicide within the November 2016 strangulation loss of life of his ex-wife, Guilda Mickelson.
Gerald Wayne Mickelson was working as a marketing consultant in Malaysia, however deliberate to maneuver to the Philippines to be along with his new Filipino spouse.
Ramu stated Mickelson testified that he received into an argument along with his ex-wife in a Kuala Lumpur lodge. He stated the American acted in self-defense when his ex-wife began attacking him.
The court docket discovered in any other case in its ruling Tuesday.
“After evaluating all proof, the court docket discovered he was responsible” because the autopsy confirmed that Guilda Mickelson died of “deadly compression to the neck,” Ramu stated, including that she additionally suffered some head accidents.
After the incident, he stated his consumer had known as the lodge administration for assist and did not run away.
Mickelson cried after the temporary ruling was learn out within the courtroom and was consoled by his Filipino spouse, Ramu stated, including that his consumer will attraction.
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