Police: Norwalk Man Charged With Threatening Wife In Front Of Kids

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Norwalk police charged a man with making threatening remarks about his wife.
Norwalk police charged a man with making threatening remarks about his wife. Photo Credit: File Photo

NORWALK, Conn. -- A Norwalk man was arrested Monday night after police said he threatened to kill his wife.

David Osler, 33, was charged with disorderly conduct, second-degree threatening, violation of a protective order and injury or risk of injury or impairing the morals of children. He was held on $50,000 bond and appeared in court Tuesday.

A Branford woman called police after she picked up her children after spending the weekend with Osler, her husband from whom she is separated.

She told police that her children were crying, saying that Osler had told them that he wanted to kill the woman and burn her house down, according to police reports.

According to police, the couple have been separated for three years, and Osler has a history of family violence. Police said he is also on probation for a previous domestic violence incident, and has a history of psychological disorders and not taking his medication.

Branford Police sent a social worker to interview the children at their school. They also contact Norwalk police, who interviewed Osler and placed him under arrest.

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