43-page Wilmette suicide note released

March 13, 2009 5:26:56 AM PDT
The Wilmette man who killed his wife and stepson before killing himself wrote in a suicide note that he still loved them.Catherine Wiley-Motes and her 17-year-old son Christopher Motes were found shot inside their Wilmette home late last month.

Richard Wiley wrote that his marriage was failing. He served 15 years in prison for killing his first wife.

Wiley predicted there would be "total chaos" when the deaths were discovered. He wrote, "I'm not going back to prison," while saying, "I don't condone anything I've done."

Wilmette police released the suicide note in response to a Freedom of Information Act request.


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