“My temper got the best of me. I picked up a claw hammer which was in the kitchen and struck him in the head with it. He fell to the floor. I just could not call the police and turn myself in. The only way I could handle the body was the way I did it.”

She had placed the tablecloth under the body and got out a hacksaw.

“I’m sure he was dead when I started to saw into him because he made no movements,” she explained. “I was completely numb at the time, like a dead person myself.

“Sawing him up was the hard part. It was the most terrible experience any human being ever went through.”