Eau Claire Man Held on $2 Million Bond

Eau Claire Man Held on $2 Million Bond

An Eau Claire man is being held on two million-dollars bond after police say he admitted to beating his wife to death.

Prosecutors yesterday filed charges against 81-year-old John Berthold. Police say he told them he killed his wife for being a narcissist, family members say they were getting divorced. Investigators say Berthold tried to kill himself after killing his wife, but his son found him before he could. Prosecutors say Berthold told detectives that he takes full responsibility for killing his wife.

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