Australian school teacher Esther Maree Vella had a $700,000 debt on her Strathfield property she was determined to be rid of.
So she concocted a plan in which her long-suffering partner Peter Siskos would increase his life insurance to $1.723 million, name her as the sole beneficiary, and then commit suicide.
But the plan backfired spectacularly when Siskos, a 49-year-old security guard "chickened out" of throwing himself in front of a train at Croydon.
Instead, he disappeared from work and slept rough for a week-and-a-half until he was spotted in a Burwood Park. Continue reading at the Brisbane Times....
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