When Lana Sue Clayton’s husband, Steven, was found dead July 21, 2018, in the foyer of his expansive South Carolina mansion, authorities initially assumed he’d died during a fall down the stairs.
Everyone knew Steven adored his wife – even after she’d “accidentally” shot a crossbow at his head while he was asleep, none of their friends or neighbours suspected that the incident had been intentional. After Steven had survived the bizarre shooting with a fairly minor surface wound, he even managed to convince the local police investigating the incident that it was completely by accident, likely related the chronic sleeping disorder Lana Sue had been diagnosed with.
And she’d played the role of grieving wife perfectly after her husband was found dead in the couple’s lakefront home. She told investigators that for days before his death, Steven had been complaining about vertigo – dizziness, headaches, and nausea. Lana Sue, a 52 year old nurse who worked at the VA in nearby Charlotte, seemed devastated by the loss of her husband.
Little did they know she had systematically killed the man she made vows to...with eye drops...