A Fond do Lac man was arrested after he told police that a “ghost” punched and strangled his wife to near death.
Michael West was charged with battery, disorderly conduct and resisting arrested.
According to the criminal complaint, the events played out as so:
The woman was upset after West blamed her for the house being foreclosed. When the woman pointed out that she works while West sits on the couch, he became angry.
West strangled the woman twice. He then told her to call the police. As she went to grab the phone, West punched her repeatedly in the face.
West told police the woman got her injuries from falling. When asked specifically about the neck injuries, West responded, “A ghost did it.”
The woman made claims that
Casper Michael made comments about killing her.