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Husband tries to kill wife for not washing soccer jersey

Treviso man chokes woman, then stages car accident

18 January, 19:41
Husband tries to kill wife for not washing soccer jersey (ANSA) - Treviso, January 18 - A man in the northern Italian city of Treviso was in custody Friday after trying to strangle then burn his wife to death for not washing his soccer uniform.

"She didn't wash my jersey," he told police. Police say the husband, 35, choked his wife inside their garage until she passed out. He then allegedly put her behind the wheel of their car to stage an accident, set the vehicle on fire, then fled. The wife, 31, regained consciousness and is being treated for burns to her hands and face.

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