For Ken: Wife kills husband in row over Bruce Springsteen

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I know this has been raised before but Ken was away in Spain.

Look, without being facetious, Karen Cooper would be perfect for Ken. I am endeavouring to get kens contact details to her currently.

Let's look at the facts:

1. She Loves Springsteen.

2. She is recently unattached. OK..the relationship didn't end well.... but she is repentant.

3. Ken can go home whenever he likes. He can remain a bachelor while visiting for conjugal awkward morning least for 8 years!!!

4. She has her own refrigerator at the prison!

Wife kills husband in row over Bruce Springsteen

BRISBANE, Australia - An Australian woman who stabbed her civil law husband to death because she was tired of being bossed around said an argument over Bruce Springsteen was the last straw.

Karen Lee Cooper pleaded guilty to manslaughter Thursday and was sentenced to eight years in prison for killing partner Kevin Watson in a drunken argument at their home in northeastern Queensland state in July 2006.

Cooper, 50, called an ambulance after suffering what her lawyer Greg Maguire called a "brain snap" and stabbing Watson, 49, once in the chest with a kitchen knife. He died at the scene.

Cooper told police she had become fed up with Waston telling her what to do during their two-year relationship. On the night of the killing, she tried to play a Springsteen CD and he took if off the stereo, triggering a bitter argument.

"I mean, who the hell doesn't like Bruce Springsteen, for God's sake?" Cooper told police in a record of interview presented to the court. "I just picked up a knife and I went 'boom'."

Cooper, who swallowed a handful of painkillers after calling the ambulance in a suicide bid, regretted stabbing Watson and believed he did not deserve to die, Maguire said.

In handing down the sentence, Justice John Byrne noted Cooper was a mother of three with no previous convictions, and said he was taking her remorse and guilty plea into account. - AP

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hey, if ever someone had a legit defence.

just checking wth some mates in crown prosecutions to find out why they wasted taxpayer funds on such a spurious case. an if one of them actually prosecuted her, he's off the chrissie card list.

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» I really think that a "brain snap" is an excellent defense. Better than

» temporary insanity, IMO.


» Honestly, who doesn't have a "brain snap" every now and then?

"I just picked up a knife and I went 'boom'."

Yup sounds like a snap to me - she thought it was a gun :wink:

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