Pensioner, 77, ‘left his naked wife, 67, dying in agony’

Pensioner, 77, ‘left his bare spouse, 67, dying in agony from a damaged and contaminated leg on their front room flooring surrounded by dirty nappies’

  • Neil Crilley, 77, goes on trial charged with culpable murder of spouse Maureen
  • Physician who went to accommodate stated case was ‘one of many worst’ she had ever seen
  • She discovered the spouse mendacity on her again bare in room with one sock on her foot
  • Prosecutors declare Crilley knew his spouse was affected by damage and an infection 

Neil Crilley, 77, pictured outdoors the Excessive Court docket in Glasgow yesterday

A pensioner left his aged spouse to die in as she lay bare on their front room flooring in agony with a damaged and contaminated leg, a court docket has heard.

Neil Crilley, 77, went on trial on the Excessive Court docket in Glasgow yesterday charged with the culpable murder of his spouse Maureen.

A physician who lastly attended the couple’s home in Clydebank, Dunbartonshire, described the case as ‘one of many worst’ she had ever seen.

Crilley is accused of neglecting to assist his spouse between July 1 and September 2, 2017.

The court docket heard he didn’t inform the physician how lengthy Mrs Crilley was left mendacity on the lounge flooring.

Dr Mary Eason stated she instantly thought the 67-year-old housewife was going to die when she was referred to as to their house in September 2017. 

Dr Eason discovered the pensioner mendacity on her again bare in the lounge with one sock on her foot.

Neil Crilley (right) is on trial charged with the culpable homicide of his wife Maureen (left)

Neil Crilley (proper) is on trial charged with the culpable murder of his spouse Maureen (left)

Giving proof on the primary day of the trial, Dr Eason stated she couldn’t absolutely study Mrs Crilley as she was in an excessive amount of ache.

Prosecutors declare Crilley knew his spouse was affected by damage and an infection and desperately wanted ‘medical help’.

The cost states Crilley acted ‘culpably and recklessly’ with ‘utter disregard’ for his spouse by leaving her on the ground. 

He additionally didn’t get ‘applicable, well timed and satisfactory’ medical assist which brought on ‘pointless struggling’.

The indictment states Mrs Crilley was so severely injured and contaminated that she died in hospital on September 4, 2017. Crilley, of Whitecrook, denies the cost.

The court docket heard that Dr Eason attended the decision to go to the Crilleys’ home whereas working as an out-of-hours GP.

Prosecutors say Crilley knew his wife (above) was suffering from injury and infection

Prosecutors say Crilley knew his spouse (above) was affected by damage and an infection

She was allowed in by the accused who was ‘properly dressed and well mannered’.

The physician stated there was a transparent odor when she entered the property and he or she discovered Mrs Crilley on the ground surrounded by nappies.

Dr Eason stated: ‘She was bare with one sock on her proper foot. Her head was held up by pillows and he or she appeared very unwell. I could not make out what she was saying as her mouth was dry. 

‘This was one of many worst instances I’ve seen in my profession. My first thought was I must get her to a hospital instantly.’

The physician instructed jurors that it was tough to look at Mrs Crilley because of her ache.

She stated: ‘Anytime I touched her, it was apparent that she recoiled and moaned.’ Mrs Crilley was requested to go to hospital for therapy however she refused.

Dr Eason added: ‘I believed she would possibly die. I could not administer ache killers as I did not understand how dangerous she was.’

Crilley instructed Dr Eason that his spouse had fallen however didn’t say how lengthy she had been mendacity on the ground. 

Dr Eason believed that certainly one of Mrs Crilley’s legs was damaged and he or she referred to as an ambulance.

Crilley additionally denies separate accusations of being threatening and abusive in direction of his spouse and his sister-in-law Helen Jamieson.

Mrs Crilley’s sisters instructed the court docket she wished to depart her husband at one time, however she was too scared. 

Her sister Kathleen Friel, 58, added: ‘She wasn’t in contact with anybody and was in the home on a regular basis.’

Prosecutor Richard Goddard, QC, requested her sister Margaret Colquhoun, 68, if their marriage was blissful. She replied: ‘No, she was too frightened.’

Mrs Friel blamed Crilley for not with the ability to go to her sister. She stated: ‘All of the sisters went to go to her when she was in hospital. 

‘I touched her head and Neil instructed a police officer to escort me out as he thought I messed her hair up.’