Wife shoots husband, strikes it rich on life insurance

Yahoo! News, Canada

Wanted over husband’s shooting death, U.S. woman wins insurance battle

Mon Jan 26, 4:13 AM

ST..JOHNS (CBC) – An American woman who is awaiting an extradition hearing to face Canadian charges in her husband’s shooting death has won a legal battle over his life insurance policy.

Mary Beth Harshbarger, a Pennsylvania resident, has been charged with criminal negligence causing death and careless use of a firearm following the September 2006 shooting death of her husband in central Newfoundland.

Harshbarger has admitted to authorities she shot her husband, Mark Harshbarger, 43, but that she mistook him for a bear in the darkness. They were hunting in brush near Buchans Junction….(Full Story)

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