Michael Doster, 50, is now under investigation in the death of his wife, Pamela.
The two were riding a jet ski on July 13 off of Passage Key Beach is “popular with boaters that like to take their clothes off,” Manatee County Public Information Officer Randy Warren told the WTSP.
Michael Doster in a mugshot
Police say the couple got into an argument when Pamela Doster, 45, told her husband she caught him and another man performing oral s ex on one another, according to a sheriff’s report obtained by The Smoking Gun. Both the Dosters had been drinking, according to NBC News.
Michael Doster allegedly pulled his wife off of the jet ski by her hair, but she climbed back on. This happened 4 more times, but on the fourth time she hit her head on the side of the craft, according to the sheriff’s report.
She said after she hit her head, her husband tried to get her to get back on the jet ski, but she refused. He then called 911, telling dispatchers his wife had jumped off of the craft.
The woman was able to make it to a sand bar on her own, where she was found around 10 p.m. with a swollen hip and bruises on her arm and head. She told responders what happened, but died of her injuries at a hospital on Wednesday.
Michael Doster was initially arrested and charged with domestic battery, but is now also being investigated as a suspect in his wife’s death. Officials say medical reasons may have contributed to