Police: 81-year-old man kills wife, drives himself to jail

DAYTON, Ohio – Police say an 81-year-old Ohio man killed his wife after a quarrel, and then drove himself to prison.

The Dayton Daily News reports Donald Cleaver appears from a county jail early Friday after the 70-year-old Maria Cleaver was stabbed to death at the couple’s home in Dayton.

Police say a neighbor called 911 about 1 p.m. and told a dispatcher that Donald Cleaver had said that he would have killed his wife and was ready to head to the prison.” Cleaver then it appears that the Montgomery County Jail where he was booked.

Detectives say it appears that Cleaver and stabbed his wife after she went to bed.

The police says the case will be submitted to a prosecutor for filing of criminal charges.

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