A former North Carolina flight paramedic who was charged with murdering his wife by poisoning her with Visine in 2018 was reportedly arrested once more for allegedly setting a fire in a medical helicopter throughout a flight.
Joshua Hunsucker was arrested Monday on felony fees of burning private property after he was accused of deliberately igniting medical tools on the chopper because it flew over Charlotte on Nov. 26, 2019, WBTV reported.
The plane was pressured to make an emergency touchdown that interfered with flight operations, based on the information outlet, which cited info from the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Workplace.
Police stated the case has been underneath investigation however possible trigger for Hunsucker’s arrest had not been established till just lately.
In December 2019, Hunsucker is alleged to have given his wife, Stacy, a deadly dose of tetrahydrozoline, a decongestant generally discovered in eyedrops that may trigger the center to cease when ingested.
Particular brokers with the North Carolina Division of Insurance coverage started their investigation after Stacy’s mom, Suzie Robinson, alerted them of potential insurance coverage fraud by her former son-in-law.
Hunsucker pocketed a $250,000 life insurance coverage payout upon his wife’s demise.
Robinson reportedly believed he wished to kill her daughter over a relationship with one other lady he began throughout their marriage.
Hunsucker, who was charged with first-degree homicide, was terminated by his firm, Atrium Well being, efficient Dec. 20, 2019, based on WBTV.
He was jailed underneath a $1.5 million bond, which he was in a position to put up, based on the station.
In response to a duplicate of a possible trigger affidavit obtained by WBTV in 2020, Hunsucker advised a minimum of 4 totally different variations of what he supposedly did earlier than he discovered his wife in September 2018.
It states that he refused to permit an post-mortem to be carried out on his wife, saying he didn’t need her “lower up,” though she was an organ donor, based on the report.
In an announcement about Hunsucker’s most up-to-date arrest, Atrium Well being stated: “Nothing is extra necessary for our emergency medical crews than security — particularly for many who are in flight.
“If what Mr. Hunsucker is charged with is true, it’s unfathomable to us what might have possessed him to hazard himself and others in such a manner. We’re extraordinarily grateful that our pilot was in a position to land safely and that no-one was injured and particularly grateful that there have been no sufferers on board on the time,” it added.
Hunsucker stays out on bond pending his trial in Stacy’s homicide.