An Oregon novelist who was arrested last week for the murder of her husband published an online essay titled "How to Kill Her Husband," reportedly.
Nancy Crampton Brophy, 68, was arrested last week for the June 2 murder of Daniel Brophy.
Brophy, 63, was found shot dead inside the Oregon Culinary Institute in Portland.
His wife, author of romantic and mystery novels, also wrote a WordPress blog about the murder of a spouse posted on the See Jane Publish website.
Nancy Crampton Brophy, 68, was arrested last week for the murder on June 2 of her husband, Daniel Brophy. She is seen during her appearance at the Circuit Court of Multnomah County on Thursday
Seven years ago, he published an online essay entitled & # 39; How to Kill Your Husband & # 39;
The essay lists a number of reasons that would lead a wife to kill her husband, including financial incentives, infidelity and abusive behavior. A screenshot of the essay is seen above
The existence of the essay, which was first written seven years ago, was reported for the first time by The Oregonian newspaper.
The privacy settings of the WordPress blog have been modified so that only the owner can grant access permission.
But several news organizations have taken screenshots of the blog post.
"As a writer of romantic suspense, I spend a lot of time thinking about the murder and, consequently, about the police procedure," wrote Crampton Brophy in the blog post of November 4, 2011.
"After all, if the assassination is supposed to free me, I certainly do not want to spend any time in jail."
The essay lists a number of reasons that would lead a wife to kill her husband, including financial incentives, infidelity and abusive behavior.
"Divorce is expensive, and do you really want to divide your possessions?" He wrote.
– Or if you got married for money, do not you have the right to all that?
& # 39; The inconvenience [sic] is that the police are not stupid They are looking at your first.
"Then you must be organized, ruthless and very intelligent."
"The husbands have disappeared from the cruise ships before, why not yours?
Crampton-Brophy was arrested last Wednesday at her home in Beaverton on charges of killing her husband at the Oregon Culinary Institute.
Crampton-Brophy, who has published novels titled The Wrong Husband & # 39; and 'The Wrong Lover', was hired at the Multnomah County Detention Center accused of murder and illegal use of a firearm, according to Oregon Live.
Her husband, Daniel Brophy, 63, (left), was a senior instructor at the Culinary Institute of Oregon, where he was found dead. Crampton-Brophy (right) was arrested last Wednesday at the couple's Beaverton home
The day after her murder, she posted on Facebook announcing her death saying "please save the phone calls for a few days". and I'm struggling to make sense of everything now & # 39;
On June 2, 2018, Brophy was gunned down in the kitchen area of the school by his horrified students. His wife had written the book & # 39; The Wrong Husband & # 39;
On June 2, 2018, Brophy was gunned down in the kitchen area of the school by his horrified students.
He worked at the school since 2006 and was an expert in marine biology and fungi, according to the institute's website.
A day after her death, she took Facebook to share a mysterious message announcing her death and urging her friends to refrain from calling her.
"For my Facebook friends and family, I have sad news to tell, my husband and my best friend, chef Dan Brophy, died yesterday morning, for those of you who are close to me and feel that this deserved a call telephone, they are right, but I am struggling to make sense of everything at this moment, "he wrote.
Crampton-Brophy, who has published titled novels & # 39; The Wrong Hero & # 39; "Hell On The Heart" was hired at the Multnomah County Detention Center accused of murder and illegal use of a firearm.
He was found dead at the Culinary Institute of Oregon, where he was a principal instructor for the students, pictured left with a friend
Crampton-Brophy imagined selling her novels, which she describes as "romance suspense" with titles like "The Wrong Husband" and "The Wrong Lover." She was imprisoned on charges of murder and illegal use of a weapon
Brophy was shot deadly here at the Culinary Institute of Oregon, where he taught
"Although I appreciate all your love responses, I am overwhelmed, please keep the phone calls for a few days until it can work," he added.
On her website, she writes that she is married to a chef "whose mantra is: life is a science project".
"Like all marriages, we have had our ups and downs, more good times than bad," he adds.
She says that her suspense stories of romance are about "nice men and strong women, about families that do not always work and about the joy of finding love and the difficulty of making it stay".
She wrote & # 39; The Wrong Series & # 39; with titled books & # 39; The Wrong Cop & # 39 ;, & # 39; The Wrong Husband & # 39 ;, & # 39; The Wrong Seal & # 39 ;, & # 39; The Wrong Lover & # 39 ;, & # 39 ; The Wrong Hero & # 39;
It is scheduled for its first appearance in court in Multnomah County on Thursday afternoon.
It is not immediately clear if Crampton-Brophy has a lawyer.