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Wife kills her husband after he complained about burned dinner

By Mason White 6:33 PM March 2, 2017
Teresa Drum
Teresa Drum
By: Mason White

(Scroll down for video) A woman shot her husband and took a picture of his dead body before calling police to report the murder, according to police in

Frazer Twp Police said that they have arrested 38-year-old Teresa Drum, after being accused of killing her husband, 42-year-old Dennis Drum, Sr., because he complained about burned food.

Teresa has been charged with one count of criminal homicide.

She was booked into the Allegheny County Jail, where she awaits arraignment.

According to the criminal complaint, at approximately 10:31 p.m. on Monday, the Frazer Twp Police and paramedics were dispatched to 833 Crawford Run Rd., in response to a 911 call about a man who was shot.

There they found Dennis suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Frazer Twp. police requested assistance from the Allegheny County Police Homicide Unit.

Through the course of the investigation, it was determined that Teresa was responsible for the shooting death of the victim.

During questioning, Teresa told police that she and her husband had been fighting over a casserole that burned that night.

Dennis began to insult her and curse her about her cooking, and they ended up in a bedroom.

She said that her husband was sitting on the edge of the bed and she was standing over him when he pulled the gun out of a holster.

He said that she put her finger on the trigger of the gun, along with his, and it fired a shot. Teresa took a shower to rinse off the blood before calling 911.

She then put his bloody clothes in a laundry basket. Teresa took a photo of her dead husband and sent it to her friend.

Teresa said that she did not know how the pistol ended up in the hand of her husband.