Clydebank man Neil Crilley accused of killing spouse denies she was wanted by him to perish
Neil Crilley denies the costs in the tall Court in Glasgow. Pic by Spindrift
A GUY on test for killing their wife sobbed and stated he felt totally ashamed for being unsure of the pain sensation she was at.
Neil Crilley, 77, reported he just realised their spouse Maureen’s agony whenever physicians had been providing proof during their test.
Mrs Crilley, 67, had been discovered lying on a broken leg to her living room floor in September 2017.
She died from spinal meningitis after among the sores on her straight straight back got greatly contaminated.
The pensioner told jurors that his spouse of 39 years had an anxiety about hospitals and needles.
He included which he felt alone without any assistance along with to cook, neat and wash up by himself.
Mr Crilley admitted he failed their spouse and desires to perish as he does not have life well worth residing.
He denies the homicide that is culpable of spouse at their house in Whitecrook, western Dunbartonshire.
The allegation spans between 1 and September 2, 2017 july.
Among the prosecution claims are he knew she had been “immobilised” experiencing damage and disease.
It really is alleged he didn’t get “appropriate, prompt and adequate” help that is medical caused “unnecessary suffering” to his spouse.
The court heard Mr Crilley regretted retiring from BAE systems at 67-years-old during 2009.
He stated: “I worked 2 yrs past your your retirement whenever I might have had those years with Maureen.
“i am going to never ever forgive myself.”
Mr Crilley told jurors that their spouse would conceal her conditions from him in order to prevent visiting the medical practioners.
He stated: “She wouldn’t go right to the medical center for such a thing.
“When there was clearly a scheduled appointment she’d conceal it and didn’t say.
“I am completely ashamed.”
Mr Crilley stated he had been unaware that his spouse had been lying in her very own own filth along with two sores festering on the straight straight straight back – one of those how big a saucer.
He said: i thought about this “She ended up being cleansing by by herself I was too heavy handed as she said.
“I completely failed her and we don’t wish to live – we don’t deserve to reside.
“i did son’t understand the discomfort she was at until we heard the physician the other time.”
Mr Crilley included that their wife “begged” him not to ever phone an ambulance and asked him to go out of it until the following week to improve.
Prosecutor Richard Goddard QC told Mr Crilley it was “inevitable” she would definitely perish, he responded: “I agree with that but I would personally have phoned an ambulance if we knew.
“I knew she fell but i did son’t determine if she possessed a broken leg or if perhaps it absolutely was fractured.
“I’m perhaps maybe not educated or perhaps a medical person – we actually did not understand.”
A pathologist told jurors yesterday that Mrs Crilley had broken her remaining leg in two places.
Another physician stated she will have survived if hospital treatment was indeed desired straight away.
Mrs Crilley had been discovered nude regarding the family area flooring by physicians and paramedics. She had throws over her human body in which he reported she would not allow him see.
Mr Crilley told them that she had dropped eight or nine weeks hence.
Mr Goddard asked Mr Crilley he replied: “No, God, No if he wanted his wife dead.
“Maureen was my entire life, i shall never ever smile once again and I also wished to look after her for the time we had left.”
The test continues before judge Lord Burns.