Death by Exercise

Middlefield Police Department via AP
This security videotape released by the Middlefield Police Department shows Chris Mason (right) dragging her husband, James Mason, by the ankles into a pool. Sitting in a wheelchair is Maryanne Vallandingham, mother of Chris Mason. Chris Mason pleaded guilty to a charge of reckless homicide in the death of her husband.

James Mason, 73, of Middlefield, Ohio, died of heart failure after his wife exercised him to death in a public swimming pool. Christine Newton-John, 41, pulled Mason around the pool and prevented him from getting out of the water 43 times.

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