Doctor Arrested for Allegedly Murdering His Wife

Daughter has been instrumental in leading officials to her father's crime.
3:00 | 08/26/12

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Now a story a prominent doctor, a father of eight arrested for the murder for his wife. The person who's been instrumental in getting this man locked up his own daughter and she's now speaking out. Abc's clayton sandell has the story. They told me that they arrested my father five minutes ago. Reporter: It's a shocking twist in a nightmare that's lasted six long years. I was so happy. I was so happy. It's been so long. It's horrible to be happy about your father being arrested. But finally, he's being held accountable for murdering my mother. Reporter: Martin mcneal, a prominent doctor, lawyer, on friday was charged with murder. In 2007 his wife was found unconscious in her bathtub. My wife's fallen in the bathtub. Okay, is she conscious? She is not. I'm a physician. Reporter: Her death was first classified as natural. Emily: Right now on the "eyeopener" a trajic discovery inside a car in lowell. A baby found dead. The investigation underway right now. Jim: Three members of the red sox now in dodger blue. David: And where isaac is right now. How it's forcing a change to the republican national convention. The "eyeopener" starts right now. You're watching wcvb-tv, boston. Good morning. This is newscenter 5's "eyeopener." Emily: Good morning, everyone. 6:00 a.M. On your sunday morning. I'm emily riemer. Jim: And I'm jim lokay. This is the last saturday in august or the last sunday. Emily: Why do you have to go there? First of all it is sunday. David: That's when you get when you mock it. Emily: That is is what he gets. David: We have pleft of summertime. Lots of time to enjoy the great weather. We're off to a great start around here. South florida under the gun for tropical storm strength conditions over the next 24 hours. Tropical storm near hurricane strength. It is getting close to being a hurricane. The storm center is just to the north of cuba. It should straddle cuba throughout the daylight hours of confided in her just days before she died. But when utah refused to investigate further it was up to alexis and her sister rachel to help build the case against their dad. They discover his double life, including an affair. Finally, convinced to reopen the case, police believe that michelle McNeil was drugged by her husband. For "good morning america," clayton sandell, abc news, denver. Such an unbelievable story. To her credit, that daughter has devoted the past few years seeking justice for her mother. All right, we'll switch gears now and the party is most definitely over for prince

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