Man claims wife's murder was side effect of taking too much cold medicine

A husband appeared in court for the first time since claiming he found his wife stabbed to death after he had taken too much cold medicine.

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In his 911 call made on Friday around 1 am, Matthew Phelps said he had a dream, turned on the lights and found his wife dead on the floor.

"I have blood all over me and there's a bloody knife on the bed and I think I did it," the 29-year-old said. Phelps is now charged with the murder of his 29-year-old wife, Lauren Ashley-Nicole Phelps.

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