Romance Novelist Accused of Murdering Her Chef Husband
PORTLAND, Ore. - The wife of a chef shot to death in Portland earlier this year was arrested and made her first court appearance Thursday. Nancy Crampton Brophy was taken into custody at her Beaverton home Wednesday night in connection to her husband’s death. The 68-year-old woman, who is a romance novelist, is facing one charge of murder with a firearm constituting domestic violence, according to the district attorney’s office.