Imagine that you just stepped out of your New York home for a bit to run
errands. You return to find the home completely demolished … by
your own husband. That’s what reportedly happened to Diane Andryshak
in New York.
Andryshak, who is the legal owner of the house, says her and her husband
were doing repairs on it and weren’t staying there at the time.
However, she has no idea why James Rhien, her husband of nine years, decided
it had to come down.
Why Was the Husband Arrested?
Rhein was arrested by authoritues as he was allegedly depositing debris
into dumpsters—debris including all his wife’s clothes and
medications, appliances, etc., a neighbor tells
CBS New York – and is facing a felony criminal mischief charge. Rhein says he
attempted to get a permit for the demolition but couldn’t since
the relevant office was closed due to a federal holiday. He also says
he tried to call his wife before starting the project, but she didn’t
answer. (The electric, water, and gas lines to the house were shut off,
though that’s reportedly only because officials made emergency calls
to avoid an explosion.)
Why'd He Do It?
And no, in case you were wondering, Andryshak says the couple was not experiencing
marital problems. According to Rhein, his wife has already gotten “over
it,” but she
tells ABC 7, “I’m in shock, still I’m in shock.”
Personally, I wouldn’t recommend bulldozing your own home period,
but especially if you don’t want a divorce in your near future.
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