Murderer Impersonates Wife On Facebook

A husband murders his wife and tries to cover it up by impersonating her on facebook

George McShane Jr.
George McShane Jr., Orange County Jail

On Tuesday 10th January, 42-year-old George McShane Jr. was arrested after he allegedly strangled his wife and impersonated her on Facebook as to not alert her friends and family of her absence.

During a heated argument between George and his wife Kristen McShane, 30, George lost his temper jumped on his wife and strangled her to death on her bed.

George attempted to cover up the murder of his wife by impersonating her as to not alarming her friends and family of her being missing. he left a message on her Facebook page on January 7th, reading, “I can’t believe I dropped my phone in the toilet. I am such an idiot. Message me here, til I can get it fixed.”

George spent the next few days impersonating her on Facebook updating her page with photographs and messages.

On January 10th the police were contacted by a relative who had become worried about the couple. The authorities arrived at the home and found George in the garage sitting in his car with the engine running whilst Kristen's dead body was laying on top of the bed in the master bedroom.

George McShane Jr. was arrested and has been charged with second-degree murder, domestic violence and battery by strangulation. He is being held without bond at the Orange County Jail.

Kristen's family have started a GoFundMe page for Kristen's two children, a  4-year-old boy, and a 6-year-old girl.



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