The Utah woman is arrested after & # 39; wrongly reporting that her husband had killed her after a fight over him texting another woman & # 39; the & # 39;
- Rebbecca Spring Nielson was arrested Tuesday after claiming that her own husband had killed her
- She reportedly sent text messages from his phone in which she pretended to have shot her
- The texts were sent after spring Nielson and her husband became embroiled in a fight when she found out he was texting with another woman.
- She is now accused of the incident and is being held in a district prison on a $ 6950 bond
Rebbecca Spring Nielson was taken into custody on Tuesday and is now being charged with criminal disaster and making a fake police report with death
A Utah woman was arrested for pretending that her own husband had killed her.
Rebbecca Spring Nielson was taken into custody on Tuesday and is now facing criminal charges and a false police report of death.
According to police, the 44-year-old resident of Bluffdale got involved in an argument with her husband in the early morning of Tuesday morning after she heard that he was texting another woman.
Then she reportedly took her husband's cell phone and sent messages to the woman who pretended to be her husband.
She reportedly wrote: & # 39; I shot my wife and don't know what to do & # 39 ;.
The woman answered and asked if the text was serious, to which Spring Nielson replied that it was no joke.
According to the police report, published in Gephardt Daily, & # 39; the woman continued to receive text messages informing her that the woman was dead and not breathing & # 39 ;.
She then asked if she should call an ambulance to the couple's Bluffdale home, which was sent a text message saying: & # 39; Yes & # 39 ;.
The woman called 911 and the police promptly arrived at Spring Nielson's home and demanded that the man come out.
Bluffdale police ran into the Spring Nielson residence on the assumption that she had been shot, but remained shocked as she walked out of the house unharmed
They were shocked when Spring Nielson left the house, KSL.com reports.
Spring Nielson would have admitted to the police that she was the one who had sent the messages from the cell phone.
She said she did that because she believed her husband cheated her with the other woman.
The police report says: & # 39; Spring Nielson claimed she wanted to see how the woman would respond and wanted to see if the woman was [willing] … to hide the crime & # 39 ;.
Meanwhile, Spring Nielson is also accused of smashing her husband's laptop during their queue. .
She is currently being held in Salt Lake County jail for a $ 6950 bond.
Spring Nielson and her husband have only been married for 10 months.
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