laced ice cream killing

Washington man accused of killing wife with laced ice cream

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A Washington state man accused of killing his wife by poisoning her ice cream has been charged again. The Spokesman-Review reports 58-year-old David Pettis pleaded not guilty to a murder charge Wednesday in Spokane County Superior Court. According to court documents, authorities allege David Pettis gave ice cream laced with a lethal dose of pain medication to Peggy Pettis at their home in Cheney in June 2018. Pettis and his attorney declined to comment.