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Francine Moran Hughes (later Wilson; August 17, 1947 – March 22, 2017) was an American woman who, after 13 years of domestic abuse, set fire to the bed of  ...

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The Burning Bed is both a 1980 non-fiction book by Faith McNulty about battered housewife Francine Hughes, and a 1984 TV-movie adaptation written by Rose ...

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Apr 1, 2017 ... Francine Hughes Wilson, who was found not guilty by reason of insanity after setting her abusive ex-husband on fire as he slept in 1977, ...

www.nytimes.com/2017/03/31/us/francine-hughes-wilson-dead-burning-bed-defendant.html

Mar 31, 2017 ... On March 9, 1977, Francine Hughes decided that she had had enough. Thirteen years of verbal and physical abuse from her hard-drinking, ...

www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/obituaries/notable-deaths/francine-hughes-wilson

Jun 6, 2018 ... Francine Hughes Wilson was found not guilty by reason of temporary insanity in the 1977 death of her husband (not pictured), who abused her.

www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2017/03/31/abused-michigan-wife-who-inspired-burning-bed-dies-69/99859402

Mar 31, 2017 ... Francine Hughes confessed she had set fire to her home, where her ex-husband was sleeping.

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O my name is Francine Hughes and I'll tell you no lie. Come listen to my story and I'll try to keep from cryin' I murdered my husband, there ain't no denyin'.

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The Burning Bed: The True Story Of Francine Hughes--A Beaten Wife Who Rebelled [Faith McNulty] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Mar 29, 2017 ... For 13 years, Francine Hughes endured a living hell. Abused by her first husband , Hughes reached a desperate point in her life. With no laws ...