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Man kills his wife by suffocating her with a pillow because she didn’t stop talking

By Mason White 8:52 AM June 26, 2015
Jonathan Edelen 

By: Tanya Malhotra
(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly killing his wife because he wanted her to stop talking, police in Texas said.

Dallas police said that they arrested 34-year-old Jonathan Edelen, after he allegedly admitted to killing his wife by suffocating her with a pillow.

Edelen was booked into the Dallas County jail, and his bail was set at $500,000.

According to the police investigation, paramedics arrived at the couple’s home around 4:00 a.m. on Wednesday, where they found 28-year-old Ceaira Ford laying dead in her bed.

A bottle of prescription drugs that belonged to Ford was found at the scene. Edelen approached a police officer at the scene and confessed to killing his wife.

Edelen told detectives that he and Ford had been arguing on Monday night. Edelen grabbed a blanket and threw it over Ford.

He then jumped on top of her. He also grabbed a pillow and placed it on her head until she stopped moving. He waited to call the police until Wednesday.